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Learn the foundations of human anatomy

XSeries Program in
Anatomy
MichiganX

What you will learn

  • Learn the foundations of basic human anatomy for every major organ system and the relationships between systems
  • Understand the major functions and significance of each system, particularly from the perspective of a future healthcare worker
  • Learn the relevance of organ system features in wellness and pathology
  • Understand how to engage in the study of anatomy from a system-based approach

In this XSeries you will explore human anatomy using a systems approach, and a vast library of multimedia materials, so you may understand the features of different organ systems in relation to the human body’s form and function.

This XSeries covers the following organ systems:

  • Integumentary System
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Urinary System
  • Nervous System
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Reproductive System
  • Endocrine System

This XSeries takes advantage of a highly visual multimedia library of accurate anatomical models and materials to help you better understand the topics.

Expert instruction
4 high-quality courses
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
5 months
2 - 3 hours per week
$176.40
$196USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. MichiganX's Anatomy XSeries

  2. 2–3 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Learn about the integumentary system (skin, hair, nails, and glands), and how the bones, joints, and muscles of the musculoskeletal system function.

  3. 2–3 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Learn the multifaceted structures and functions of the cardiovascular, urinary, and respiratory systems.

  4. 3–4 hours per week, for 8 weeks

    Learn about the different parts of the central nervous system and how they work together with the entire body.

  5. 2–3 hours per week, for 5 weeks
    Study the gastrointestinal, reproductive and endocrine systems to learn the primary functions of each and how they relate to the human body.
  6. We recommend taking these 4 courses in order: Course 1: and Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems; Course 2: Cardiovascular, Urinary, and Respiratory Systems; Course 3: Human Neuroanatomy; Course 4: Gastrointestinal, Reproductive, and Endocrine Systems.

Meet your instructors

from The University of Michigan (MichiganX)
Kathleen Alsup
Lecturer and Curator for the Division of Anatomical Sciences
University of Michigan
Glenn M. Fox
Lecturer and Curator in the Division of Anatomical Sciences
University of Michigan
Kelli A. Sullivan
Lecturer in the Division of Anatomical Sciences
University of Michigan

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$176.40
$196USD
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