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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

AHM 104 - Body Structure and Function I

This course begins with an analysis of the structural foundation of the body and its ability to function integrating the levels of organization: chemical cellular, tissue, organ, and system. The course then emphasizes the anatomical structure, physiology, and selective disease processes specific to the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, lymphatic, circulatory, and respiratory systems. Mechanisms by which the body maintains fluid and electrolyte balance and acid base balance are also emphasized. NOTE: College Academic Learning Goal Designation: Scientific Inquiry (SI) when taken with AHM 105 and AHM 220
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: or correq AHM 233