nsci280 | undergraduate
Anatomy And Physiology I
This undergraduate-level course is 7 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
topic title goes here
Orientation, Chemistry, and Cells
- Summarize the structure of a cell and the different types of cells.
- Examine the basic organization of the human body and discuss what it needs to maintain life.
- Compare and contrast the differences between organic and inorganic compounds.
Tissue and Integumentary System
- Differentiate between the types of tissue and discuss their related functions.
- Identify the parts of the integumentary system, including their functions and development.
Skeletal System, Skeleton, and Joints
- Examine bone composition, functions, structure, and development in terms of maintaining overall body homeostasis.
- List the parts of the axial skeleton form and the appendicular skeletal form.
- Discuss the purpose of joints and their function in maintaining the skeletal system.
Muscle, Muscle Tissue, and the Muscular System
- Demonstrate the effects of stimulation on muscles and muscle tissue.
- Summarize the roles of skeletal muscles and muscle mechanics.
- Identify major skeletal muscles of the body.
Nervous Tissue, the Central Nervous System, and the Peripheral Nervous System
- Examine ways in which neurons serve the body in terms of information processing and muscle stimulation.
- Analyze the different parts of the brain and brain stem and each part's role, function, and interaction in the body.
- Describe how sensory receptors and motor endings constitute the peripheral nervous system.
The Autonomic Nervous System and the Special Senses
- Examine the role of the autonomic nervous system and how it interacts as a part of the peripheral nervous system to create a homeostatic balance.
- List the special senses and describe their roles in the nervous system.
- Discuss the mechanisms of hormone action.
- Examine the organs of the endocrine system and their functions in the body.
Please ask about these special rates:
Teacher Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for current, certified P-12 teachers and administrators. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.
Military Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for active duty military members and their spouses. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.
The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.