Human Anatomy and Physiology
This course provides an introduction to the structure, function, and integration of different cells and organ systems within the human body.
What you can learn.
- Recognize the anatomical and physiological scope and importance of the human body
- Define the chemical principles underlying physiological processes of the human body
- Assess the basic types of human body tissues and major organ systems
About this course:This course provides an introduction to the structure; function; and integration of cells, tissues, and organs of the human body. Students learn about the muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, renal, endocrine, reproductive, sensory, and cognitive systems. Instruction develops from molecular and cellular principles through organs and organ systems. It also covers energy metabolism and fluid compartments; homeostasis and responses to stress; and central nervous system functions in movement, consciousness, and language.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.
Meets Physiology requirement in Fitness Instruction Certificate.
Enrollment deadline: June 25, 2021. Internet access required.