Anatomy and Physiology provides an in depth overview of the various systems of the human body. It is a fast paced class requiring plenty of study time. This course will include a detailed exploration of the anatomical and physiological organizations of the human body, and is designed to meet the needs of students pursuing careers in the areas of life science, especially the medical field. This course does count as a science elective, however, the material will be rigorous and intense in order to meet the needs of stuents requiring this content knowledge as a foundation for future educational courses. The majority of lab work will be focused on dissections of various animals as a comparison to the components of human anatomy. Dissections are required and will count as a large portion of your final grade. Much will be expected of each student, and self-directed study will be essential in mastering this material.