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|Course ID||Course Name||Prerequisite||Total Credits||Lab Credits|
|SC 159A||ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY||NONE||4||1|
This first section of Anatomy and Physiology course will cover the first three levels of organization of Anatomy and Physiology: (1) Molecules/Chemistry, (2) the Cell, and (3) Tissues. This course will focus on the fundamentals of organic and inorganic chemistry needed for nursing. The next cell level will focus on the organelles and functions of the cell. The tissue level will focus on the four main types of tissue in the body and their functions. During laboratory the students will learn skills in chemistry, the use of equipment, and how to make up solutions of chemicals. To help visualize chemical concepts, the students will make models of sugars and DNA. Prepared slides of cells and tissues will be used to help the students understand microscopic anatomy by using the microscope. The last part of the lab will focus on the human skeleton. Students will know all the bones of the human body, how they articulate with each other and the special features of each bone.