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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 23, 2018
Catalog 2017-2018

BIOL& 241 Anatomy and Physiology 1

6 credits
The first quarter of a two-quarter sequence designed to give students a working knowledge and understanding of the basic systems of the human body. Includes a basic introduction to chemistry as well as a detailed study of cytology and histology and examines the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and sensory systems.

Prerequisites: BIOL& 160  or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Interpret the inseparable relationship between the structure and function of the human organism and illustrate how all of the body systems integrate and form a functioning organism
  • Demonstrate the ability to practice safe laboratory procedures
  • Demonstrate the ability to use dissection instruments appropriately
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate concepts as demonstrated by the ability to identify similarities between different systems of the body
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform literary research and identify and locate appropriate resources to answer questions about the human body and its pathologies
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills to a peer audience, using different media, by being able to present a common pathology of the body, and its related physiological processes

Total Hours: 70 Lecture Hours: 50 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20