Human Anatomy

Biology 255

A course taught by a modified Problem-Based Learning (PBL) approach involving the study of the structure and three-dimensional relationships of the human body, including weekly lab work. This course counts towards partial fulfillment of the “Perspective on the Natural World” graduation requirement.

Objectives:

At the completion of this course you should have:

  • Gained factual knowledge, including new terminology and knowledge regarding the anatomy of the human body.
  • Learned how to apply course material to improve your thought processes, problem-solving skills, and decision-making processes..
  • Developed a 3-dimensional understanding of anatomical relationships for all structures discussed within each region of the body studied.
  • Developed specific skills, competencies and points of view needed by anatomists.
  • Acquired skills in working with others as a member of a team.
  • Learned how to find and use resources by answering questions or solving problems.
  • Increased your written communication skills.
  • Increased your test-taking abilities.
  • Accomplished the individual goals listed at the beginning of each lecture and laboratory section, as outlined in your lecture and laboratory outline

Textbooks:

  • “Human Anatomy“ (7th ed.) by F.H. MartinI, M.J. Timmons and R.B. Tallitsch. (2011) San Francisco: Benjamin Cummings Publishing.
  • “Lecture and Laboratory Outline for Human Anatomy” (7th ed) by R.B. Tallitsch ( ) Rock Island: Augustana Press.

Human Anatomy