Human Anatomy for the Fine Arts

Course Code: NATS 1650 A 6.0

Instructor's Name: Nicolette Richardson

Course Description:

This is an introductory course in human anatomy especially for students in Fine Arts. In the first half of the course the skeletal and muscular systems will be studied, beginning with cellular structure and the organization of the body. Surface features of the body, the structure and articulations of the skeleton, skeletal muscle actions and the biomechanics of motion will be emphasized. The structure and function of the organ systems of the body will be studied in the second half of the course, including the nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Laboratories will involve the study of human bones and the examination of dissected cat and sheep anatomical structures. If students believe they will not be able to cope with this laboratory material, they should not enrol in this course.

Course Format:

Two-hour lecture and one two-hour laboratory per week.

Course Credit Exclusions:

AS/SC/HH/KINE 2031 3.00, SC/NATS 1610 6.00, SC/NATS 1660 6.00, SC/NATS 1690 6.00. NCR Note: This course is not open to any student who has passed or is taking SC/BIOL 1000 3.00, SC/BIOL 1001 3.00 or SC/BIOL 1010 6.00.

Mathematical Content:

Counting skills - 2 lungs, 1 heart, 4 limbs.

Course Outlines:

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