COURSE DESCRIPTION

Anatomy & Physiology (Honors)
Grade 12
1 credit
Prerequisite: Biology I, Chemistry I

Anatomy & Physiology is an advanced Science elective course in which students investigate and apply concepts associated with Human Anatomy and Physiology. Concepts covered include the structure and function of the various tissues, organs and organ systems of the human body. Emphasis will be on the Gross & Microscopic Anatomy as well as the normal Physiological processes of the organ systems. Some Pathophysiology will be included to help reinforce an understanding of normal function vs common disease states in the organ systems of the body. Laboratory experiences will be used to apply knowledge of various course topics. This course will help to prepare students planning to pursue a career in the medical field.

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