Course Descriptions: Anatomy is the study of the location, appearances and relationships of body parts. Physiology explains the mechanisms that operate body activities. Anatomy and Physiology is a course in which students spend a great deal of time memorizing body parts and functions. Many assignments and activities will be geared to help facilitate this both inside and outside of class. The typical student in Anatomy and Physiology should be most likely interested in the health science career path and considering a career in the medical field.