Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-806-177 054311 Gen Anatomy & Physiology
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-806-177 GENERAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY ...overview of the human anatomy/physiology using a body-systems approach, emphasizing the interrelationships between form/function at the gross and microscopic levels. (Prerequisite: Gen Chemistry w/C or better OR 2 semesters lab-based high school chemistry w/C or better & placement value of 3300; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/= to 80; OR ACT Rdg score greater/= to 17; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
Total Credits4
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Credit by Exam
Course Competencies
  1. Apply descriptive, anatomical, physiological, and directional terminology to the human body and its organization
  2. Classify the major chemical components of living things according to their structure and function
  3. Characterize the basic structure and functions of the cell and its parts
  4. Identify how cells store and use energy
  5. Analyze the role of DNA in controlling cell functions
  6. Correlate the structure of tissues with their functions
  7. Analyze how components of the integumentary system function in the body
  8. Analyze how components of the skeletal system function in the body
  9. Analyze how components of the muscular system function in the body
  10. Analyze how components of the nervous system function in the body
  11. Correlate the major organs of the endocrine system with their function in the body
  12. Analyze how components of the cardiovascular system function in the body
  13. Analyze how components of the digestive system function in the body
  14. Analyze how components of the respiratory system function in the body
  15. Analyze how the components of the urinary system function in the body
  16. Analyze how components of the reproductive systems function in the body
  17. Use appropriate laboratory methods and safety precautions