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Administrative Unit: Physical and Biological Sciences Department
Course Prefix and Number: BIOL 223L
Course Title: Anatomy Laboratory
Number of:
Credit Hours 2
Lecture Hours 0
Lab Hours 2
Catalog Description:

Laboratory experiences to complement BIOL 223. $40 lab fee. Prerequisites: BIOL 110L; BIOL 223 or concurrent enrollment.

Prerequisite(s) / Corequisite(s): BIOL 110L; BIOL 223 or concurrent enrollment.
Course Rotation for Day Program: Offered Fall.
Text(s): Most current editions of the following:

Textbooks listed are not necessarily the textbook(s) used in the course.

Laboratory Manual to Accompany Human Anatomy
By Van de Graff, K.M. (W.C. Brown)
Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory Manual, Cat Version with PhysioEx
By E.N. Marieb and S.J. Mitchell (Benjamin Cummings)
Course Objectives
  • To demonstrate anatomical techniques including identification of structures.
    Measurable Learning Outcomes:
  • Define and use precise anatomical terminology.
  • Identify different tissues.
  • Name and locate the bones of the axial and appendicular skeletons.
  • Identify and give examples of different articulations.
  • Describe gross and microscopic anatomy of muscles.
  • Identify major muscles of the body and their actions.
  • Identify parts of the brain and the spinal cord and name the cranial and spinal nerves.
  • Describe the structures of the general and special senses.
  • Identify structures and functions of the endocrine system.
  • Name the structures of the circulatory and lymphatic systems and identify circulatory pathways.
  • Outline the organization of the respiratory system.
  • Identify the structures and relationships in the digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.
    Topical Outline:
  • Structural organization of the body
  • Terminology of anatomy
  • Cell structure
  • Tissue level of organization
  • Integumentary system
  • Cartilage and bone
  • Skeleton and articulations
  • Muscles
  • Nervous tissue and the nervous system
  • Endocrine system
  • Blood and the circulatory system
  • Lymphatic system
  • Respiratory system
  • Digestive system
  • Urinary system
  • Reproductive system

    Recommended maximum class size for this course: 24

    Library Resources:

    Online databases are available at the Columbia College Stafford Library.  You may access them using your CougarTrack login and password when prompted.

    Prepared by: Julie Estabrooks Date: October 13, 2008
    NOTE: The intention of this master course syllabus is to provide an outline of the contents of this course, as specified by the faculty of Columbia College, regardless of who teaches the course, when it is taught, or where it is taught. Faculty members teaching this course for Columbia College are expected to facilitate learning pursuant to the course objectives and cover the subjects listed in the topical outline. However, instructors are also encouraged to cover additional topics of interest so long as those topics are relevant to the course's subject. The master syllabus is, therefore, prescriptive in nature but also allows for a diversity of individual approaches to course material.

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