• Program:
  • Course: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Course #: HLTH1010
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course assists the student to understand the basics of anatomy and physiology of the human body. This course will span the entire organizational format of the body, starting with the basic cell and including all of the body systems to form the complex human being. In addition, students will learn the basics of medical terminology associated with anatomy and physiology.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
List the levels of organization of the human body
Describe the eleven major organ systems using proper medical terminology
Differentiate between types of cellular movement
Explain the four different functions of intact skin
Identify the major structures of the skeletal system
Demonstrate the actions of the major muscle groups
Compare functions of the structures located in the nervous system
Categorize the major endocrine organs based on the type of hormones they secrete
Trace the blood flow through the body
Identify the organs included in the digestive process
Explain how oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged in the respiratory system
Describe the events in urine formation
List structures required to produce and transport the gametes

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921 and HLTH1000
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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