After Enrolling

Online Introduction to Human Anatomy

PALM 205

Required Text and Media: Module overviews, lecture notes, and other textual and multimedia resources will be provided on the course web site.  The following book which supports the online lecture materials is required:

Human Anatomy, 9th edition (see below on where to purchase textbook)
Authors: Marieb, Mallatt, and Wilhelm
Publisher: Pearson/Benjamin Cummings

ISBN-10: 0135168058

ISBN-13: 9780135168059

Syllabus: Click here for PALM 205 Syllabus.

Online Human Anatomy Laboratory - same book for both sections

PALM 206 and PALM 206 Upper and Lower Limbs

Required Text: Module overviews, lecture notes, and other textual and multimedia resources will be provided on the course website.  The following workbook is required:

Learning Human Anatomy: A Laboratory Text and Workbook , 4th Edition (see below on where to purchase textbook)
Guy, Julia F. 
Publisher: Pearson/Prentice Hall Health 
ISBN-10: 0-13-503560-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-503560-3

You do not need the AnatLab CD-ROM that comes with the workbook (PALM Online dissection videos will be posted on the PALM 206 eCampus Website).

Syllabus: Click here for PALM 206 Syllabus or PALM 206 U/L Syllabus.

Books may be purchased from:

WVU Health Sciences Center Bookstore
112-G Health Sciences Center 
Morgantown, WV 26505

WVU Bookstore, for department use "PALM". Use your section number which starts with "7D".
The book is also available from multiple online sources. Use the ISBN numbers when searching to ensure the correct version.

The books are needed to start the courses. Any delay in having your course materials will affect your course performance. Students using the free shipping offer of online vendors have experienced several weeks delay waiting for book delivery and have had to drop the course as a result.

Course Website

Bookmark this site. Entrance is through the WVU Main Campus Login on the upper right side of the page. Your login ID will be your MIX username and password. You will not be able to log into the course website until the start of the term. If difficulties accessing information on the website are encountered, contact the Course Director: Dr. Dawn Hunter (

Course Policies


Exams are taken online on scheduled dates. It is the student's responsibility to ensure an appropriate computer setup and a suitable environment. The use of a LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor (video camera) is required for proctoring exams in the course. No make-up exams will be given except by prior arrangement with the Course Director. If personal difficulties prohibit taking an exam on its scheduled date, students must contact the Course Director as soon as possible. 

Course Completion

These are not self-paced courses. Failure to take all exams by the class end date will result in a grade of Incomplete. If the course requirements are not met by the end of the following semester an F will be automatically recorded.

Non-WVU Students

After the course is completed, the student is responsible for transferring the course credit to their institution. Instructions and the form for requesting a transcript is here.