Curriculum - Support Courses

To prevent heavy course schedules, students may complete a required Anatomy course prior to the first semester of Mortuary Science courses.

The listing below represents course options which students may pass with a C or better to meet the requirements. These courses may be taken at the Iowa Community College of the student's choice.

To determine if a course not on the list will transfer to DMACC to satisfy the anatomy requirement for the Mortuary Science program, please contact the DMACC Credentials Office at 515-964-6644​.

Anatomy Requirement

Choose 1 of the following:

Course # Course NameCredits
BIO 161 Basic Anatomy and Physiology 3
BIO 162 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology3
BIO 163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology4
BIO 164 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 5
BIO 175 Human Anatomy3
BIO 177Human Anatomy4
BIO 733 Health Science Anatomy3

Or choose one of the following sequence of courses. To use one of the options below, the student will be required to pass both of the courses listed with a C or better.

Course # Course NameCredits

BIO 165Human Anatomy and Physiology I3
BIO 170Human Anatomy and Physiology II3

BIO 168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/Lab4
BIO 173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II w/Lab4

BIO 169Human Anatomy and Physiology I A w/Lab4
BIO 174Human Anatomy and Physiology II A w/Lab4

BIO 206 Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/Lab4
BIO 207 Human Anatomy and Physiology II w/Lab4