Course Descriptions for BIOL 2401
BIOL 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC
Anatomy and Physiology I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite Required: BIOL 1406 with a grade of "C" or better within the last three years or satisfactory score on the Biology CLEP exam. Students must be college level ready in Reading and Writing.
Course Description: Anatomy and Physiology I is the first part of a two course sequence. It is a study of the structure and function of the human body including cells, tissues and organs of the following systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and special senses. The lab provides a hands-on learning experience for exploration of human system components and basic physiology. Emphasis is on interrelationships among systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis. This is a transferable Major’s course intended for those seeking to complete a Bachelor's Degree. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2607075103
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.