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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

BIO 150 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I

The first course in a two-semester sequence that covers the basic structure and function of the human body using a systems approach. Major topics covered include biological chemistry, cell biology, histology, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system. Laboratory work includes dissection, microscopy, models, and experimental demonstration of concepts covered in class. Dissection of preserved animal specimens is required. This course is designed primarily for students majoring in nursing or allied health fields. NOTE: BIO 110 (Introductory Biology I) is suggested, but not required, before enrolling in Human Anatomy & Physiology I.
Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: MAT 050 or MAT 060 or placement test score: Co-req: ENG 100