Anatomy Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of organ systems, tissue structures, and whole bodies together with their cellular and structural components and dynamics. Includes instruction in cell biology and histology, structural biology, molecular mechanics, regional and gross anatomy, embryology, neuroanatomy, endocrinology and secretory dynamics, and applications to such topics as aging and disease conditions. Is Anatomy the right major for you?
Take the MyMajors Quiz and find out if it fits one of your top recommended majors!

Anatomy Major

What Courses Do Anatomy Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Anatomy majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • History
  • Physics
  • Psychology
Positive SSL Certified