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Anatomy & Physiology II

BIOL 176
Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab


The second in a two-course series designed to introduce the principles of human anatomy and physiology for students in health and human services, including Nursing. Taught from a systems perspective where students will learn basic physiological principles and mechanisms along with their associated anatomical basis. Material includes nervous system and the senses, and the endocrine, reproductive, cardiovascular and respiratory systems.


Credits: 4 semester units (3 Lecture/1 Lab)
Course capacity: 30 students
Course length: 16 weeks


Course cost: The costs of the course and lab kit are handled by BHMT. Any replacement lab kits should be coordinated with the school and are at your own expense (estimated cost $538). The electronic textbook is provided as part of the course cost. A hardcopy textbook is available for purchase at your own expense (estimated cost $190). You are also responsible for the digital video camera equipment needed for this course (estimated cost $50+). Note: The instructor recommends Logitech QuickCam 500 or QuickCam Communicate MP available at many computer stores or online.

Who Should Enroll?

Anatomy and Physiology I & II are intended for BHMT participants who need A&P with lab to fulfill prerequisite course requirements for an academic program such as Nursing, Allied Health, or other healthcare programs. It is your responsibility to determine whether these courses are required prerequisites for the academic program you intend to pursue.


A CSUSM advisor in Extended Learning will evaluate the employee’s transcripts if they have not taken CHEM 101 or BIOL 175 through the BHMT program. The evaluation will be to see if the student has met the pre-requisites to take CHEM 106/106L or BIOL 176.



Transferability Requirement

BHMT participants are responsible for making sure selected course(s) will transfer to the accepting institution.

How Do I Register?
  1. Complete the registration below
  2. Highly Recommended: the A&P I Practice Course

WARNING: If this is your first online course or you are recently returning to school BHMT highly recommend you take a college preparatory course Intro to Anatomy & Physiology or UNIV 104 – College Gateway Program before registering for a course with lab. If you are already enrolled in a Lab Science class, you will not be able to enroll in additional Lab Science courses.

PLEASE NOTE: BHMT will use your available KP tuition reimbursement funds for eligible tuition, fees and materials expenses. If available tuition reimbursement funds are not sufficient to cover expenses, BHMT will cover the remainder at no cost to you.




Note: If you have registration questions or technical issues please email Elizabeth Rosales, CSUSM Program Services.


  • You must be a KP Union Alliance or Coalition Employee with “active” KP employment status.
  • You must have completed your probationary period.
  • You must be a BHMT eligible part-time or full-time KP benefited employee.
  • Open to all regions.

  • Have computer access with Internet
  • If you don’t have access to a reliable computer, we can lend you one! Learn more.


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Student Agreement

This program and participation is governed by the terms of the BHMT Student Agreement. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the student agreement; by registering and participating in this program you are agreeing to comply with it.


Unsuccessful Course Completion and Dropped Class Policy

Ben U programs require your time and effort on a consistent basis as well as communicating with the course instructor, tutor, or BHMT Career Development Coach if you are having difficulties or conflicts. Should you not complete your program successfully with a ‘C’ or better, pass, or drop the course by the institution’s 1st drop date, your participation in Trust programs may be suspended for a period of twelve months.