Human Anatomy and Physiology I - BIO 141 at New River Community College

Effective: 2023-01-01

Course Description

Presents the study of anatomy & physiology including anatomical terminology, homeostasis, histology, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system. Part I of II. Assignments require college-level reading fluency, coherent written communication, and basic mathematical skills.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

The purpose of BIO 141 is to provide students with knowledge of human anatomy and how the major organ systems contribute to homeostasis.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Corequisite or Prerequisite: Demonstration of NAS 2 concepts of Chemical Concepts, Cytology, and Inheritance through NAS 2 completion; or assessment; or module completion; or equivalent.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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