Examines the anatomy of human organs and organ systems from a functional perspective that focuses on an understanding of the design of the human body. Teaches, in the laboratory setting, how to distinguish tissue types through histological specimens. Studies the three-dimensional relationship of body structures through required non-human mammalian dissection. Demonstrates, using human cadavers, the gross anatomy of the human body.
Allows independent study for students who wish to extend their knowledge of a particular area of Anatomy through research and study. Utilizes an approved independent project. Includes one-on-one work with instructor. Interested students should contact an Anatomy instructor for assistance in developing a contract for learning about a specific topic.