Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

AHS 113 - Head and Neck Anatomy

Lab: 3 Credits: 1
This course provides a detailed study of the structure of the head and neck with special emphasis on structure as it pertains to the study of dental science.

Prerequisite(s): Take DAT 110  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:
  • Landmarks of the head and neck
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Nervous System
  • Circulatory System
  • Salivary Glands
  • Dental Embryology and Histology

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
Grading System:
An overall grade of B or higher is required for transferability.

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

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use appropriate terminology to effectively communicate information related to anatomy of the head and neck.
  2. Identify anatomic landmarks of the head, face, neck and oral cavity.
  3. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the oral structures including skeletal, muscular, lymphatic, circulatory, and nervous systems.
  4. Identify all extra-oral and intra-oral structures and landmarks that are visible or palpable on a student partner including muscles, lymph nodes, bones, nerves and mucosal landmarks.
  5. Locate all oral structures, discussing their clinical significance.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

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

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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