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ANAT 101 - Introductory Human Anatomy

 Winter 2024
 Year 1
 4-5 hours/week
 3 units
On-Campus Course

Course Description: 

A basic anatomy course with an emphasis on clinical relevance of structure and function of human body systems.

Lab 1

Introduction & Organization; Histology of Epith. & CT

Lab 2

Integument, Skull, Vertebrae, Skeleton

Lab 3

Upper Limb

Lab 4

Lower Limb

Lab 5

Thorax and Heart

Lab 6

Midterm Exam (Written and lab)

Lab 7

Larynx, Lungs, Eye and Ear

Lab 8


Lab 9

Reproductive System

Lab 10

Nervous System

Lab 11

Digestive System

Lab 12

Final Lab Exam

None. 4U Biology is recommended.

Note: This course is restricted to students registered in the Nursing program.

No more than one course from ANAT 100/3.0; ANAT 101/3.0; IDIS 150/6.0.

May not be taken with or after ANAT 215/3.0; ANAT 216/3.0; ANAT 312/3.0; ANAT 315/3.0; ANAT 316/3.0.

  1. To learn the basic concepts of human anatomy
  2. To introduce anatomical terminology
  3. To learn the correlation of structure with adult human function

Midterm 1: 20%

Laboratory Exam 1: 15%

Midterm 2: 35%

Laboratory Exam 2: 30%

Both the written midterms and laboratory exams will be comprehensive, covering the subject matter of the entire term.

Lecture: 3 hours/week

Lab: 2 hours/week

Textbooks and Materials:Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology (Any of the editions)by F.H. Martini and E.F. Bartholomew

(application manual - not required)

Course grades are assigned by the University at the completion of the course. There are no formal interim grades assigned by the University although we do post marks on the course website after the exams so that you can assess your performance relative to the class as a whole.

Students will receive numerical grades for all of the evaluations. A grade of 50 percent or better is necessary to pass the evaluations and the course. Final course grades are not based on the statistical analysis of your class (i.e. class mean and standard deviation). Your final grade reflects only your work and you are not competing with your classmates for your grade. As well, please bear in mind that your final grade in this course will be based on your performance, not your potential.

The grades for all courses in the Faculty of Arts and Science are:

              Percentage                                                                Letter Grade 

              90 - 100                                                                    A+
              85 – 89.9                                                                   A
              80 – 84.9                                                                   A-
              77 – 79.9                                                                   B+
              73 – 76.9                                                                   B
              70 – 72.9                                                                   B-
              67 – 69.9                                                                   C+
              63 – 66.9                                                                   C
              60 – 62.9                                                                   C-
              57 - 59.9                                                                    D+
              53 – 56.9                                                                   D
              50 – 52.9                                                                   D-
              0 – 49.9                                                                     F