Anatomy and Physiology A
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
NOTE: This is not a laboratory science.
This two-part course introduces the fundamental concepts of anatomy and physiology—including the organization of the body, cellular functions, and the chemistry of life. Part A focuses on anatomy. Students learn about the major body systems, common diseases and disorders, and the career specialties associated with each system. Students investigate basic medical terminology as well as human reproduction and development. Students are introduced to these fundamental health science concepts through direct instruction, interactive tasks, and practice assignments. This course is intended to provide students with a strong base of core knowledge and skills that can be used in a variety of health science career pathways.