90 hours in class and estimate 126 hours outside of class.
[Credit for Prior Learning Options Available](https://www.fvtc.edu/programs/Credit-For-Prior-Learning/Prior-Learning-Credit-Options)
Examines basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to health sciences. Using a body systems approach, the course emphasizes the interrelationships between structure and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization of the entire human body. It is intended to prepare health care professionals who need to apply basic concepts of whole body anatomy and physiology to informed decision-making and professional communication with colleagues and patients. (This course also provides the foundation, and is prerequisite to, Advanced Anatomy and Physiology.)
Prereq: ACPL Read 80+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 263+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 20+/Engl 18+, TEAS 50+, HS GPA 2.75+ Sent Only OR Prep for A&P 10836123/Sent Prep 10831103; 1 cr HS Chem OR Gen Chem 10806134 with C or better. Can enroll in only 1 section of Gen A&P