Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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BI 121L - Elementary Anatomy and Physiology I Lab


1 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): MTH 20  or designated placement, and WR 90  or WR 91  or designated placement.

Corequisite(s): BI 121  

Recommended Prerequisite(s): MTH 60  or MTH 63  

Course Description: This is the first term of a two-term sequence. Students must be concurrently enrolled in the laboratory portion of this course. This course covers basic anatomy and physiology for Medical Office Assistant, Medical Health Technician, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Medical Transcription, and Practical Nursing. Topics covered include body organization, basic chemistry, cell structure and function, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system. Includes a laboratory component that requires dissection.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Describe and identify specific terminology associated with body geography; surface and internal anatomy; and control systems.
  • CLO#2: Describe and identify histological tissue types and their functions. by identification and function.
  • CLO#3: Describe, identify structures, and apply knowledge of the integumentary system.
  • CLO#4: Describe, identify structures, and apply knowledge of osseous tissue, bone structure, and the entire human skeleton.
  • CLO#5: Describe, identify structures, and apply knowledge of the articulations and movements of the human body.
  • CLO#6: Describe, identify structures, and apply knowledge of muscle tissue physiology and selected muscles of the human body. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#7: Describe, identify structures, and apply knowledge of the nervous system and sense organs, focusing on neuron anatomy, neurophysiology and anatomy of special sense organs.



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