Jan 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

AHS 104 - Medical Vocabulary/Anatomy

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course introduces the fundamental principles of medical terminology and includes a survey of human anatomy and physiology.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 032  and RDG 032 .
Course Topics:
  • Organization and Tissues of the Body
  • Chemistry of life
  • Cell
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Circulatory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • Urinary System
  • Reproductive System
  • Integumentary System
  • Nervous System
  • Special Senses
  • Endocrine System

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:

Grading System:
Grades are not rounded. Students must earn a grade of C or higher to earn credit for AHS 104.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify the body’s structural level of organization.
  2. Explain the chemistry of life.
  3. Describe the structural anatomy of a cell.
  4. Recognize the general characteristics of tissues.
  5. Describe the following body systems including accessory organs, functions, and disorders:
    • Skeletal
    • Muscular
    • Nervous
    • Special senses
    • Endocrine
    • Cardiovascular to include blood
    • Lymphatic
    • Respiratory
    • Digestive
    • Urinary
    • Reproductive

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  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

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  • Academic Integrity
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  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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