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Anatomy & Physiology I

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Description: This course is the first in a two part series covering gross and microscopic structure of human body and basic understanding of physiological mechanisms. The course provides thorough analyses of organization of human body including chemical, cellular and tissue levels of organization; covering support and movement of the body including the integumentary system, bones and skeletal tissue, the human skeleton, joints, muscle tissue and the muscular system; regulation and integration of the body including the endocrine system; and the systems required for body maintenance including digestive system and the principles of nutrition, metabolism, and energy balance. Laboratory includes work with microscope, Anatomage table, human body models, and cadavers. Accepted as transfer credit by numerous colleges and universities.

Highly Recommended Prerequisite: General Biology II (BIO116 and BIO116L) or
equivalent
Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 0 (online lecture only) or 30 (in-classroom and hybrid)
Total Units: 3 (online lecture only) or 4 (in-classroom or hybrid courses that include
lab)

Course Format: Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weeks. Classes and
laboratories are offered in many formats such as daytime, nights, weekends, in-classroom, hybrid
(classroom and online), and 100% online. All courses repeat regularly, giving many opportunities to
complete the course(s) you need.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) changes: Starting on March 13th all in-classroom courses and labs have been shifted to online. If the graduate program you are applying to requires in-person labs, SCU recommends you contact the graduate schools’ admissions office to see how they are treating online instruction. The Department of Education has asked all schools to take into consideration these emergency circumstances related to COVID-19 and online instruction.

The attached Q&A document covers questions resulting from this change, please Click Here.

Registration for in-classroom or hybrid course offerings include lecture (BIO221) and lab
(BIO221L).


Spring 2020 In-Classroom Offerings (4 units with lab)

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times*
Feb 29, 2020 Mar 25, 2020 Sat, Sun 9:00A-6:00P
Mar 2, 2020 Mar 25, 2020 Mon, Tues 1:00P-9:30P
Mar 13, 2020 Apr 15, 2020 Fri 5:00P-10:00P Lab
Sat 9:00A-6:00P   Lecture


Spring 2020 Hybrid Course Offerings (4 units with lab)

3 units Online class – 3 start date options

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times
Jan 30, 2020 Feb 26, 2020 Online – no daily requirements No specific times
Feb 27, 2020 Mar 26, 2020 Online – no daily requirements No specific times


1 unit Lab On-Campus – 1 start date option

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times*
March 23, 2020 March 26, 2020 Mon, Tues, Wed – Lab on-campus 8:00A-5:00P
Thurs  – Lab Final on-campus 8:00A-10:30A


Summer 2020 In-Classroom Offerings (4 units with lab)

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times*
May 2, 2020 May 27, 2020 Sat, Sun 9:00A-6:00P
April 30, 2020 May 27, 2020 Thursday, Friday 1:00P-9:30P
June 27, 2020 July 29, 2020 Sat, Sun 9:00A-6:00P
June 29, 2020 July 29, 2020 Monday, Tuesday 9:00A-6:00P


Summer 2020 Hybrid Course Offerings (4 units with lab)
3 units online class – 3 start date options

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times*
April 30, 2020 May 27, 2020 Online – no daily requirements No specific time
May 28, 2020 June 24, 2020 Online – no daily requirements No specific time
June 25, 2020 July 29, 2020 Online – no daily requirements No specific time
July 30, 2020 August 26, 2020 Online – no daily requirements No specific time


1 unit Lab On-Campus – 1 start date option

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times*
July 27, 2020 July 30, 2020 Mon, Tues, Wed – Lab on-campus 8:00A-5:00P
Thurs  – Lab Final on-campus 8:00A-10:30A

*Class times are subject to change

Classes fill quickly, so please do not wait to apply. Students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. All courses are listed in SCU publications and the application regardless of the current number of registrants. Registration is not confirmed until an email is sent. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please confirm registration by emailing [email protected].

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