Understanding the vast array of functions and processes the human body possesses is vital to science and health educators for passing this information to their students. In this advanced course, you will build on your basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology to become versed in the remarkable workings of our bodies and life cycles. You will study subjects covering histology and tissues, different senses, brain signals, and stages of life to gain an appreciation for the complexities and wonders of the human body.
In this course, you will:
- Classify different tissues in the body through the study of histology,
- Distinguish between different senses and how the brain works to transmit information,
- Explore chemical reactions that occur in cells and how they work to create homeostasis, and
- Discuss stages of life and specific ways to slow the aging process.