Human Anatomy with Laboratory


Course Code:  BIOU 201
Credits:  4 semester credits
Through Brandman University

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Credit Information
Course Title:Human Anatomy with Laboratory
Course Code:BIOU 201
Credits:4 Semester Credits
Credit Provider:Brandman University
Transfer:4-year degree applicable
Grading Mode:Standard letter grade
See the Transcript & Preapproval tab for more details.

Course Requirements
Enrollment Type:RollingSign up and start any day of the year.
Requires Textbook?YesThis course requires a textbook.
Lab Included?YesCourse price includes the lab fee.
Proctored Final:YesThe credit version of this course has a proctored final.
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Course Description
This course provides a study of the anatomical structure of the human body. Emphasis on gross and histological study of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, lymphatic, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.

Prerequisite:   Introductory or General Biology with a grade of C or better.

Course Pricing
The full cost of the course is $568.00; however, you may use the payment plan to split the cost into two payments.

Payment Plan:
1st payment: $315.90   (Start your class immediately!)
2nd payment: $259.10   (Automatically charged 30 days later.)

Enroll Now - Credit - $568  View Noncredit Option - $385

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Westcott Courses is the teacher of the course, and the official transcript with academic semester credits comes from our partner university Brandman University. Brandman University is regionally accredited by WASC. Westcott Courses does not appear on the transcript; the transcript shows our course the same way it would show a traditional class taken on the university's campus.
See the Transcript & Preapproval tab for more details on this topic.

Enrollment Information
Enroll any day of the year, and start that same day. Students have five months of access, plus a 30 day extension at the end if needed. Students can finish the self-paced courses as soon as they are able. Most students finish the lower level courses in 1 - 3 months. The upper level math courses, such as Calculus and above, usually take students 2 - 4 months.

Note: The 30-day extension cannot take your total course time six months beyond the date of enrollment. At the end of the six months, we must post a grade with the university.

Textbook Requirement:
An additional textbook/account through Pearson Publishing is required for this course. The textbook is embedded in a Pearson account where you will read the e-text, do your homework and take your quizzes and tests. Once you enroll and log into your Westcott account, you will be given instructions on how to obtain this textbook/account from Pearson.
Marieb/Wilhelm/Mallatt, Human Anatomy, 8e

Proctored Final Requirement:
This course requires a proctored final. Your college is accepting this course because it goes through a regionally accredited university, which tells them the class will have a proctored final, and the 60% rule will apply. Your college will not accept a class from a school that is not regionally accredited, because they know these standards won't be met. Before the registrar at a college accepts a transcript, many of them call and ask to us verify that their student has indeed taken a proctored final at an approved testing location. The 60% rule requires that a student get at least 60% on the final in order to pass the class with a C or better. This is a fair rule, as 60% is right between an F and a D.

The final exam must be proctored at college testing center or a Sylvan Learning Center. A valid driver's license or State ID must be shown at the testing center. An expired license or State ID will not be accepted. Use this link to help you find a college testing center or Sylvan Learning center near you:   Find a Testing Center

Student's Requirements:
You must have internet access.
You must have access to email.
Omega MathTM Courses - you must be at or above a 7th grade reading level. Other courses require at least a 10th grade reading level.

Payment Plan:
The cost of each class can be divided into two payments by checking the payment plan box when you enroll. The first payment is 55% of the total amount, and the second payment is 45% of the total amount. Your first payment will be charged when you enroll, and the second payment will be charged in 30 days. Your course is activated once your first payment is made. There is a $3.50 additional fee for the credit card split for each of the two payments.

If paying by check, you can either send in a check for the two payments 30 days apart. Or you may send in both checks at the same time, with one post dated by 30 days for the 2nd payment. Just click on "Check by Mail" under Payment Information when you enroll. The form at the end of your enrollment will give you the address for mailing the checks.

If you plan to finish the class fairly quickly, then we don't recommend the payment plan. Your registration is not sent into the university until both payments are made, and your registration has to be in before the university will issue a transcript. As long as you don't require a transcript in less than a month, you may use the payment plan.
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Westcott Courses/Omega Math is the teacher of the course, and our exclusive partner university is Brandman University. Brandman University is regionally accredited by WASC, and awards the semester credits and transcript for the individual classes. Once you are finished with the course, we will post your grade with Brandman and give you the instructions on how to order the transcript from Brandman's records office. Since Westcott Courses is the teacher, we do not appear on the transcript. The official transcript from Brandman University will show our course the same way it would show a traditional class taken on their campus. See Transferring the Credit for more information.

Taking a course through this program does not require being enrolled in the university as a regular student; anyone can receive the credits for these classes. Any student has the opportunity to earn university credits through Brandman University, part of the Chapman University System!

Transfer Information:   4-year degree applicable

Your college will require any class you wish to transfer to them to be from a regionally accredited college that awards academic semester or quarter credits. They will also want the course description of the course to match their own. Brandman University is regionally accredited and issues academic semester credits. Our course description will match or exceed your college's description; thus, your college will most likely accept the course and apply it towards your degree. If you would like preapproval from your school, please send your counselor or registrar's office the link at the bottom of this page.Your college may be one of the many schools that we are associated with, so check the Associated School link before asking for preapproval.
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Brandman University's Accreditation:
You can verify that Brandman University is regionally accredited via the Department of Education's web site. Enter Brandman University into the search field. Brandman University has 26 campuses, so just click on the first link and it will show they are regionally accredited by WASC.

Preapproval from your College:
If you would like to make sure your college will accept this course from Brandman University, you can ask your school for preapproval. Send the following email to your counselor or registrar's office:

Dear counselor,
I would like to request preapproval to take BIOU 201 - Human Anatomy with Laboratory through Brandman University. Brandman University is regionally accredited by WASC.
You will find the course description for this course, as well as other pertinent information on Brandman's web site at this URL: https://www.brandman.edu/westcott

Note: Your college may be one of the many schools that we are already have agreements with, so check the Associated School page before asking for preapproval. If your school is listed, it will let you know that they accept the course through Brandman University. If your school is not on this list, it just means they have not contacted us to establish an articulation agreement.

Course Information


Course Title:Human Anatomy with Laboratory
Course Code:BIOU 201
Credits:4 credits
Credit Provider:Brandman University
Grading Mode:Standard letter grade
Proctored Final: Yes

Textbook Requirement:
An additional textbook/account through Pearson Publishing is required for this course. The textbook is embedded in a Pearson account where you will read the e-text, do your homework and take your quizzes and tests. Once you enroll and log into your Westcott account, you will be given instructions on how to obtain this textbook/account from Pearson.
Marieb/Wilhelm/Mallatt, Human Anatomy, 8e

Course Description

This course provides a study of the anatomical structure of the human body. Emphasis on gross and histological study of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, lymphatic, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.

Prerequisite:   Introductory or General Biology with a grade of C or better.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Describe the structure and basic functions of the human body and its organ systems.
  2. Define and correctly use terminology with respect to structure of the human body
  3. Describe how the organ systems function and interrelate.
  4. Describe the molecular structure for all human organ systems.
  5. Describe how the anatomy of humans relates to that of other vertebrate animals.
  6. Describe how the human structure is unique and adaptive.
  7. Synthesize information, think independently and reason through new material in a way that reflects facts learned to demonstrate an understanding of the overall structure and function of the human body.


Lab Description


This is the laboratory part of Human Anatomy and is taken in conjunction with the main course. An introduction to common laboratory techniques and the process of science is presented. The laboratory experiments are designed to complement the topics presented in the companion lecture course. Topics include human cadaver, anatomical models, histology slides, cat dissections, fetal pig dissections.

Lab Objectives


At the successful completion of the laboratory part of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand laboratory safety and know how to apply safe practices in the laboratory.
  2. Interpret anatomical and histological sections and preparations.
  3. Name the anatomical structures associated with the systems presented in the laboratory.
  4. Display knowledge of the relative positions and functions of the major body organs as well as their general anatomical locations.
  5. Display a working knowledge of the basic nomenclature and conventions used to study human anatomy and discuss the fundamentals of cell biology and selected tissues of the body.


Lab Activities


1.   Axial Skeleton: Skull > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
2.   Axial Skeleton: Thoracic Cage > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
3.   Appendicular Skeleton: Pectoral Girdle > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
4.   Appendicular Skeleton: Pelvic Girdle > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
5.   Appendicular Skeleton: Upper Limb > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
6.   Skeletal System: Joints > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
7.   Muscular System: Head and Neck > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
8.   Muscular System: Lower Limb > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
9.   Muscular System: Trunk > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
10.   Nervous System: Central Nervous System > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
11.   Nervous System: Autonomic Nervous System > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
12.   Nervous System: Peripheral Nervous System > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
13.   Nervous System: Special Senses > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
14.   Endocrine System > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
15.   Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
16.   Cardiovascular System: Heart > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
17.   Lymphatic System > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
18.   Respiratory System > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
19.   Digestive System > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
20.   Urinary System > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical
21.   Reproductive System > Lab Quiz, Lab Practical

Methods Of Evaluation

Quizzes 35%
Midterm 20%
Homework 20%
Final Exam 25%
(You must get at least 60% on this final in order to pass the class with a C or better.)

Laboratory:
Lab Practical 35%
Lab Quizzes 40%
Lab Final Exam 25%

Proctored Final:

This course goes towards a 4-year degree; thus, it requires a proctored final. Your college is accepting this course because it goes through a regionally accredited university, which tells them the class will have a proctored final, and the 60% rule will apply. Your college will not accept a class from a school that is not regionally accredited, because they know these standards won't be met.

The final exam must be proctored at college testing center or a Sylvan Learning Center. A valid driver's license or State ID must be shown at the testing center. An expired license or State ID will not be accepted. Use this link to help you find a college testing center or Sylvan Learning center near your home: Proctored Final

The final exam is a comprehensive final covering all of the chapters of the course. Other than scratch paper, you may view the "Authorized Materials" list for the final exam for each class.

*Students must obtain a 60% or better on the final exam in order to get a C or better in the class.
The 60% rule was set in place to protect the integrity of online math education by requiring a display of competency in exchange for a grade. All schools which are regionally accredited adhere to online standards. Your college is accepting this course because it goes through a regionally accredited university, which tells your college that standards have been met. Your college will not accept a class from a school that is not regionally accredited, because they know the standards won't be met.

Assessment

A 90-100 A Clearly stands out as excellent performance and, exhibits mastery of learning outcomes.
B 80-89 B Grasps subject matter at a level considered to be good to very good, and exhibits partial mastery of learning outcomes.
C 70-79 C Demonstrates a satisfactory comprehension of the subject matter, and exhibits sufficient understanding and skills to progress in continued sequential learning.
D 60-69 D Quality and quantity of work is below average and exhibits only partial understanding and skills to progress in continued sequential learning.
F 0-59 F Quality and quantity of work is below average and not sufficient to progress.

Content Menu


Chapter 1   The Human Body:   An Orientation

Chapter 2   Cells:   The Living Units

Chapter 3   Basic Embryology

Chapter 4   Tissues

Chapter 5   The Integumentary System

Chapter 6   Bones and Skeletal Tissues

Chapter 7   Bones, Part 1:   The Axial Skeleton

Chapter 8   Bones, Part 2:   The Appendicular Skeleton

Chapter 9   Joints

Chapter 10   Skeletal Muscle Tissue

Chapter 11   Muscles of the Body

Chapter 12   Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue

Chapter 13   The Central Nervous System

Chapter 14   The Peripheral Nervous System

Chapter 15   The Autonomic Nervous System and Visceral Sensory Neurons

Chapter 16   The Special Senses

Chapter 17   The Endocrine System

Chapter 18   Blood

Chapter 19   The Heart

Chapter 20   Blood Vessels

Chapter 21   The Lymphatic and Immune Systems

Chapter 22   The Respiratory System

Chapter 23   The Digestive System

Chapter 24   The Urinary System

Chapter 25   The Reproductive System

Time on Task

This course is online and your participation at home is imperative. A minimum of 8 - 10 hours per week of study time is required for covering all of the online material to achieve a passing grade. You must set up a regular study schedule. You have five months of access to your online account with a thirty-day extension at the end if needed. If you do not complete the course within this time line, you will need to enroll in a second term.

Schedule

Below is the suggested time table to follow to stay on a 17 week schedule for the course. The following schedule is the minimum number of sections that need to be completed each week if you would like to finish in a regular semester time frame. You do not have to adhere to this schedule. You have five months of access plus a 30 day extension at the end if needed. You can finish the course as soon as you are able.


WeekComplete Chapters
11 - 2
23 - 4
35 - 6
47 - 8
59 - 10
611 -12
713
8Midterm covers chapters 1 - 13
914 - 15
1016 - 17
1118 - 19
1220 - 21
1322 - 23
1424
1525
16review
17Final Exam


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Week Complete Labs
1 labs 1
2 labs 2
3 labs 3
4 labs 4
5 labs 5
6 labs 6
7 labs 7
8 labs 8 - 9
9 labs 10
10 labs 11 - 12
11 labs 13
12 labs 14 - 15
13 labs 16
14 labs 17
15 labs 18 - 19
16 labs 20
17 labs 21


Code of Conduct:


Code of Ethics:

Regulations and rules are necessary to implement for classroom as well as online course behavior. Students are expected to practice honesty, integrity and respect at all times. It is the student's responsibility and duty to become acquainted with all provisions of the code below and what constitutes misconduct. Cheating is forbidden of any form will result in an F in the class.

Respectful communications:

When contacting Omega Math or Westcott Courses, you agree to be considerate and respectful. Communications from a student which are considered by our staff to be rude, insulting, disrespectful, harassing, or bullying via telephone, email, or otherwise will be considered a disrespectful communication and will result in a formal warning.

We reserve the right to refuse service. If we receive multiple disrespectful communications from person(s) representing the student, or the student themselves, the student will be excluded from taking future courses at Westcott Courses/Omega Math.

Grading information and proctored final policies:

The grading rules are put in place to protect the integrity of online education by stopping grade inflation, which is done by demanding a display of competency in exchange for a grade. By agreeing to the terms of service agreement, you agree to read the 'Grading' Policy from within your account, and the 'Proctored Final Information' page, if applicable. You have 24 hours after your first log-in to notify us if you do not agree to the grading policy and proctored final policy ( if applicable ) outlined in the pages inside of your account, otherwise it is assumed that you agree with the policies. There are no exceptions to these policies, and the pretext of not reading the pages will not be deemed as a reasonable excuse to contest the policies.

Examples of academic misconduct:

Cheating: Any form of cheating will result in an F in the class. If there is an associated college attached to the course, that college will be notified of the F due to cheating and they will determine any disciplinary action.

Any form of collaboration or use of unauthorized materials during a quiz or an exam is forbidden.

By signing up for a course, you are legally signing a contract that states that the person who is named taking this course is the actual individual doing the course work and all examinations. You also agree that for courses that require proctored testing, that your final will be taken at a college testing center, a Sylvan Learning center, and the individual signed up for this course will be the one taking the test. Failure to do so will be considered a breach of contract.

Other forms of cheating include receiving or providing un-permitted assistance on an exam or quiz; taking an exam for another student; using unauthorized materials during an exam; altering an exam and submitting it for re-grading; failing to stop working on the exam when the time is up; providing false excuses to postpone due dates; fabricating data or references, claiming that Westcott Courses/Omega Math lost your test and or quiz scores. This includes hiring someone to take the tests and quizzes for you.

Unauthorized collaboration:

Working with others on graded course work without specific permission of the instructor, including homework assignments, programs, quizzes and tests, is considered a form of cheating.

Important Notes:

This syllabus is subject to change and / or revision during the academic year. Students with documented learning disabilities should notify our office upon enrollment, as well as make sure we let the testing center know extended time is permitted. Valid documentation involves educational testing and a diagnosis from a college, licensed clinical psychologist or psychiatrist.


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How it Works

These individual courses are available to anyone in the public who'd like to enroll. Unlike traditional colleges where one must enroll in a degree program, Westcott Courses offers individual courses that are available instantly. Westcott Courses is the teacher of the course, and the official transcript with academic semester credits comes from our partner university, Brandman University who is regionally accredited by WASC. Westcott Courses does not appear on the transcript; the transcript shows our courses the same way it would show a traditional class taken at the university's campus.

Read more about transferring the credits.

Teachers for the course:

The classes are self-paced; however, a teacher is attached to each course who holds at least a master's degree in their field of study (or related). Most of our teachers are teachers who teach the exact same course on either a California State University or California Community college campus.

Omega MathTM Courses:

Courses that have the trademark of "Omega MathTM Courses", are courses that have been written by our Omega Math team, and have a format that students love! These courses contain all the lessons, homework, solution manuals, quizzes, tests and the final. Students can take each test and quiz twice, and only the higher of the two scores counts towards their grade. This feature enables students to figure out what they did wrong before pushing forward, providing them with a deeper understanding of the course material.