May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 SCC Catalog 
2024-2025 SCC Catalog

AHS 113 - Head and Neck Anatomy

Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 3 Clinical Hours: 0 Credits: 1

Description: 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.

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 website
Required Materials:
  • None

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.

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  • Proctored Exams

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