Anatomy & Physiology

Course Number: 408/409

Open To:
Grades 10-12

Course Length:
Full Year; 10 Units

UC/CSU Approved: Laboratory Science area “D” requirement. Satisfies one year of Science graduation requirement.

Course Description:
This course is a rigorous second-year biology class for students interested in human biology, medicine and health-related professions. Students will explore the structure and function of all the organ systems of the human body and how they dynamically work together to sustain life. Diseases and disorders will be studied for each system. Participation in dissections is required for completion of this course. Extensive reading and study are required.

Textbook/Class Resources:

  • Marieb Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology 12th Edition 2018 with MasteringAP with Pearson eText (2018). ISBN: 9780134650623

Students are strongly encouraged to buy the text directly from Pearson.

To locate the book on their website, go to Pearson →  enter school’s zipcode (92116) → select OLP → enter ISBN

Level of Difficulty:
  Very Difficult

Estimated Homework Per Class:
30 minutes
30-60 minutes
60-90 minutes

Completion of Biology AND Chemistry with a B or better.