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BHS 302 Anatomy and Physiology for the Health Sciences (3 Credits)

This course is for students pursuing careers in the health sciences. Presents overview of anatomy and physiology in a clear, logical, and understandable way by guiding health science students to an understanding of human structure and function. Provides information on pathophysiology and clinical applications for the health sciences.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic human anatomy and physiology.
  • Describe the plane and sections of the body.
  • Describe the functions of connective tissues and their relationship to the functioning of the body.
  • Name the tissues that make up the subcutaneous tissues and describe the functions of those tissues.
  • Describe muscle structure in terms of muscle cells tendons and bones and define muscle sense.
  • Identify the functions and vessels of the major organ systems.
  • Critically review professional journal articles in the health sciences for the illustration of course concepts.