Anatomy & Physiology

Course Description

Required for EMT-Paramedic students. Recommended before beginning EMT-P classes, but can be taken concurrently. If taking concurrently, it’s recommended to take in the 2nd term.

Anatomy and Physiology is an integrated course of the structure and function of the human body systems and processes. Topics included in this course are cell biology and histology, the body systems, as well as fluid and electrolyte balance, metabolism, and homeostasis. It is specifically designed to introduce the fundamental terminology and the structure and function of the human body with a major emphasis on the organ systems and their association with health and disease. This course will review the basic understanding of pathophysiology and the disease process as it applies to pre-hospital emergency care. The Anatomy & Physiology course is a prerequisite for the Paramedic course. All students applying for the Paramedic course will be required to successfully complete this course with an 80% or higher.


  • BIO-163: Basic Anatomy and Physiology 
  • BIO-168 & 169: Anatomy & Physiology I & II  (recommended if going into nursing)     

Registration Options

By Phone: 704-290-5100

In Person: 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe – Admissions office Main Building

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