Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (BIO 200+L)


High School Diploma or equivalent.

Course Description

This course teaches the structure and function of the human body, and mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis within it from modern evidence-based anatomical and physiological perspectives. Topics include the study of cells, tissues, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Emphasis is placed on the integration of systems as they relate to normal health. Laboratory exercises provide first hand experience with the structures and processes.

This course is offered for either 4 credits or 5 credits. Please contact the school(s) to which you are planning to transfer your credits to confirm how many will be required for your program. You must notify ISP of the number of credits you will be earning before your class begins so we can plan your coursework accordingly. Note that this course includes 1 unit of laboratory work.

$100 credit for Textbooks

Thibodeau, G. & Patton, K. Anatomy & Physiology. 7th Edition. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Publishers; 2009.
(ISBN-10: 0-323-05532-X)

The 6th Edition of the same book may also be used as a required textbook for this course (ISBN-10: 0-323-03718-6)

Thibodeau, G. & Paton, K. Study Guide for Anatomy & Physiology.
(ISBN-10: 0-323-05529-X)

Every ISP student entering Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 receives a $100 credit toward the purchase of textbooks. These textbooks are utilized in both Level 1 and Level 2 so you will not have to invest in additional materials when you graduate to the higher level course. For more information, please refer to our Textbook Policy.

Additional Texts (Recommended, Not Required)

Netter, F. H. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 6th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2014.
(ISBN-10: 1-455-70418-0)

Guyton, A. C., Hall, J. E. Textbook of Medical Physiology. 11th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2005.
(ISBN-10: 0-721-60240-1)

You may acquire the book from any outlet you prefer. However, for your convenience, an option is provided below:

Anatomy & Physiology. 7th Edition or Anatomy & Physiology. 6th Edition
Study Guide for Anatomy & Physiology

Atlas of Human Anatomy. 6th Edition
Textbook of Medical Physiology. 11th Edition


Continue your studies with Human Anatomy & Physiology 2.

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