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Anatomy of the Human Body
This web-based anatomy course is designed to introduce to students the basic structure and functional relationship of the human body. Through a series of 5 study modules, students will learn about the basic language of Gross Anatomy and Histology in order to understand the working of various body systems. This course is also suitable for individuals who have a general interest in human anatomy.
After completing ANAT 100, students will be able to:
- Understand and utilize the basic language of human anatomy;
- Apply standard anatomical terms and concepts for the purpose of identification, communication and critical reading of relevant anatomical (medical) literature;
- Analyze and discuss the gross (macroscopic) and histology (microscopic) anatomy (and some relevant function) of the tissues and organs that constitute the human body;
- Develop and apply a systematic logical thinking process to help you work through understanding the structure and function of the human body;
- Describe the integrated relationship between histology and gross anatomy with respect to structure and function, and be able to apply that understanding to various aspects of development and function.
- Foundations of the Human Anatomy
- Skeletal System
- Muscular System
- Nervous System
- Endocrine System
ANAT 100, Anatomy of the Human Body is a web-based course suitable for students at all levels of post-secondary education with an interest in Human Anatomy. This foundational anatomy course is designed to introduce basic structure and functional relationship of the human body. The course entails the basic building blocks of the human body at the gross and microscopic levels. Through a series of learning modules that will include readings, group learning activities, assignments, inquiry, and a practicum that involves an interactive study using a virtual cadaver and Queen’s online data base of organs and tissues, students will discover and understand the functioning of various body systems. Each module of this course will focus on a system, and recognizing that for the beginning anatomist there is a lot of information to assimilate, the topics are structured from the simple to the complex.
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Subject to change.
Textbooks and Materials
CDS reserves the right to make changes to the required material list as received by the instructor before the course starts. Please refer to the Campus Bookstore website at http://www.campusbookstore.com/Textbooks/SearchEngine/ to obtain the most up-to-date list of required materials for this course before purchasing them.
- Human Anatomy, 3rd ed. Michael McKinley and Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, McGraw Hill 2012
- Connect plus, McGraw Hill (includes Anatomy and Physiology Revealed, Learn Smart and access to an electronic versio nof the textbook)
- Online topic outline available from the course website
Students can expect to spend approximately 10 hours a week (120 hours per term) in study/practice and online activities for ANAT 100.
Moodle is Queen's online learning platform. You'll log into Moodle to access your course. All materials related to your course—notes, readings, videos, recordings, discussion forums, assignments, quizzes, groupwork, tutorials, and help—will be on the Moodle site.
About Credit Units
Queen’s courses are weighted in credit units. A typical one-term course is worth 3.0 units, and a typical two-term course is worth 6.0 units. You combine these units to create your degree. A general (three-year) BA requires a total of 90 credit units.
To take an online course, you’ll need a good-quality computer (Windows XP/Vista/7, Pentium III, or Mac OS X 10.5, G4 or G5 processor, 256 MB RAM) with a high-speed internet connection, soundcard, speakers, and microphone, and up-to-date versions of free software (Explorer/Firefox, Java, Flash, Adobe Reader). See also Preparing For Your Course.
The deadlines for new applications to Queen’s Arts and Science Online courses are in our Dates and Deadlines section.
Tuition fees vary depending when you start, your year, faculty, and program. Fees for 2014-15 first-year Distance Career Arts & Science Canadian students are as follows: for a 3.0-unit course, $605.31; for a 6.0-unit course, $1210.62. See also Tuition and Payment.
The information below is intended for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Academic Regulations in other Faculties may differ.
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How does this affect my academics?
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Follow the link above for an explanation of how the GPA system affects such things as the Dean’s Honour List, requirements to graduate, and academic progression.
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All textbooks can be purchased at Queen’s Campus Bookstore.
All Queen’s Arts and Science Online courses are open to students at other universities. Before applying as a visiting student, request a Letter of Permission from your home university that states that you have permission to take the course and apply it to your degree. See also Apply.
Please see Queen’s policy statement on academic integrity for information on how to complete an online course honestly.