Honors Anatomy and Physiology Instructor: M. Gonzalez: Room 613 Course Outline Intro to Anatomy and Physiology Organization of the Human Body Introductory Chemistry Cells and Tissues Integumentary System Skeletal System/ Joints Muscular System Nervous Tissue/Nervous System The Endocrine System Blood and the Circulatory System The Immune System The Respiratory System The Digestive System The Urinary System The Reproductive System Course Competencies: The Student will understand that... • Anatomy describes the form and organization of anatomical parts, while physiology considers the function of anatomical parts. • The structure or anatomy of the body parts and organs determines what they are able to do and how they can function. • Characteristics of life are traits that ALL organisms share. • The body is composed of parts with different levels of organization. • The body systems are dependent on each other to survive and operate the human body. • Lifestyle choices effect the functioning of the systems of our body. General goals: 1- To provide the student with a foundation in Human Anatomy and Physiology as preparation for more specialized courses in the fields of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health programs. 2- You will be introduced to clinical conditions and the relationship between normal and pathological anatomy and physiology and you have to be acquainted with the mechanics of the different processes that are involved.