Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

BIOL 223: Human Anatomy and Physiology I

General Information

  • Name: Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Discipline: Biology (BIOL)
  • Units (Credits): 4
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Liberal Arts

Prerequisites and Recommended Courses

  • Prerequisites: BIOL 190 & BIOL 190L with a grade of C or better or CHEM 121 with a grade of C or better or meet nursing program chemistry requirement

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Offers detailed study of cellular functions and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Primarily for physical education, pre-nursing and other pre-health majors. NOTE: For programs that require BIOL 223 and 224, both courses must be completed at the same institution if taken outside Nevada. May be repeated a maximum of two times within the last five years.

II: Course Objectives

  • Gained factual knowledge (terminology, classifications, methods, trends) about Human Anatomy and Physiology I.
  • Learned fundamental principles, generalizations, or theories of Human Anatomy and Physiology I.
  • Learned to apply course material (to improve thinking, problem-solving, and decisions) in Human Anatomy and Physiology I.
  • Developed specific skills, competencies and points of view needed by professionals in the field most closely related to Human Anatomy and Physiology I.
  • Acquired an interest in learning more by asking questions and seeking answers about Human Anatomy and Physiology I.


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