Discussion: GI anatomy
Quiz: anatomy overview
Quiz: aero-digestive pathway
GI anatomy review
Quiz: accessory organs
Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems
Learn the functions of human body with this certificate course on Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems provided by MichiganX.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Learning efforts 2-3 Hours Per Week
The University of Michigan and edX education platform is offering this course on Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems for students in learning about various systems in the human body from the anatomy point of view. This anatomy course is a part of anatomy X-series where the students will learn about the endocrine, digestive and reproductive organs along with their functions.
The students will be taking a lot of the clinical correlations and vignettes that are used to understand the importance of the anatomic structures and their relations for student enlightenment. Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems course is served as an amateur level programme which spans for a duration of 5 weeks it requires a minimal student a part of 2 to 3 hours a week and will be provided in the English language. The students will need to know basic biology knowledge and will be able to complete the course at their own pace of learning.
Beginner difficulty level coursework
5 weeks of coursework
Cadaveric and artistic images and videos
100% e-learning course
Coursework Audit option
2 to 3 hours of student effort.
English medium of instruction
3 University of Michigan course instructors
MichiganX verified certificate.
Self-paced course type programme
Part of Anatomy Xseries course
- Video transcripts. discussions
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
The cumulative fee that will be paid is Rs.3,671 for this course.
Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems
Amount in Rs.
Note: The student is eligible to audit this course without any cost and any verified credential.
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
This course on Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems will help candidates as:
Biology enthusiasts who wish to explore the knowledge of human body systems.
Candidates with a biology background interested to pursue studies in the areas of digestion and endocrine systems.
The candidate must process knowledge of basic biology as an essential part of course work in other school or college graduation in order to enrol for this course.
Certification qualifying details
As a paid and verified track programme, the candidate progresses through the coursework having the three important sections planned as a part of the curriculum and will need to satisfy the quizzes as well as discussion requirements in order to receive the certificate of completion.
What you will learn
This course on Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems will be helpful in elucidating the following:
The candidates will learn about basic anatomy and clinical concepts related to endocrine reproductive and gastrointestinal systems.
The candidate will learn the primary functions associated with these systems.
The candidate will learn about the relation of these systems with the human body.
The candidates will learn the structure of the digestive system with its function and types.
The candidate will learn about oral cavity with pharynx and stomach functions.
The candidate will be learning in detail about large intestine, mesenteries and omenta.
The candidate will be learning about the pituitary and pineal glands as well as adrenal glands.
The candidate will be exposed to learn about the structure, function and location of the thyroid system and parathyroids.
The candidate will also learn about the pancreatic system which is a much essential part of the endocrine system.
The candidate will learn about the female reproductive systems with a focus on mammary glands and female genital organs.
The candidate can also learn about the male genital organs and glands.
To obtain admissions into the curriculum, it is a smooth procedure to follow, and the applicant must take the following steps necessary to enrol.
The Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems admission process is:
Step 1: The candidate must open an account on the page provided here in order to begin the registration process: https://courses.edx.org/register.
Step 2: The candidate may apply for the course using the 'Enroll' option after an account has been registered.
Step 3: If the participant wants to receive a credential, he or she must choose the "Verified" course path.
Step 4: The candidate must pay it at the link provided https://payment.edx.org/. for the amount defined as the fee in the program.
Step 5: To register for the course, the applicant uses the 'Place Order' button using payment options, such as Paypal or others.
Help us learn more about you
Quiz: endocrine introduction
Thyroid and parathyroid
Quiz: pituitary gland
Quiz: thyroid and parathyroid
Quiz: adrenal gland
Quiz: growth hormone
Other endocrine tissues
Quiz: pineal gland
Discussion: endocrine anatomy
Introduction to the endocrine system
Quiz: other endocrine tissues
Discussion: reproductive anatomy
Ducts in males
Female reproductive cycle
Male accessory sex glands
Female external genitalia
Female genital organs
Male genital organs
Quiz: ducts in males
Quiz: external genitalia
Quiz: female reproductive cycle
Quiz: male accessory sex glands
Quiz: male urethra
Quiz: spermatic cord
Quiz: female genital organ overview
Quiz: mammary glands
Quiz: uterine (fallopian) tubes
Reproductive system introduction
Terminology: sex & gender
Uterine (fallopian) tubes
Through this programme, applicants who plan to complete a verified certificate but unable to afford the programme fee will be able to qualify for financial assistance. Applicants must apply for and qualify for an application and must demonstrate clear reasons why the applicant will face economic difficulties in completing the course without financial assistance. If the edX committee is convinced by the applicant's tuition waiver application, he or she will receive financial assistance after identity verification.
How it helps
The course Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems is a beginner level programme for biology students provided by the University of Michigan through the edX learning platform. The candidate will explore the three main areas of human body systems through proper quiz-form assessments. The certificate is duly signed and verified by the members of faculty from that University and it will be helpful for the candidate in career enhancement.
The certificate can also be used as a value adding credential and also work as a proper upgradation for the candidate in terms of professional development. The candidate will be able to network with business professionals as well as recruiters seeking the candidates in the biology field of study. The recruiters who are always seeking candidates in specified job profiles will be able to find the candidate as a proper match for the Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems programme.
The certificate will benefit the candidate is serving as a skill identifier for recruiters when they are collecting resumes. The certificate requires the candidate to have certain eligibility to enrol for the programme which by itself acts as a recommendation for the rigorous coursework provided in the programme. The candidate seeking better job prospects as well as different job positions within his organization will be able to seek and secure such positions with this certificate acting as an important credential.
Some important topics of discussion are:
For the coursework, the general expectation for the completion of the curriculum is 5 weeks.
The candidates need to attend all the quizzes required in this programme and must pass through this coursework successfully in order to receive the certificate
The curriculum offers the following
The best advantage of this coursework is that it can be done according to a timetable at the convenience of the student's time availability and not being constantly led by a tutor.
Anatomy Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems program is constructed as an introductory course that includes some entry requirements, such as knowledge of biology.
Yes, this certificate is duly signed and can be uploaded for online recruitment sites for better job opportunities.
The three faculty teachers from the University of Michigan are Kathleen Alsup, Kelli A.Sullivan, and Glenn M.Fox are in charge of course development and teaching.
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