Biology 353 An illustration of cells and tissue.
  • Course ID: BIOL 353
  • Subject: Biological Sciences
Enrollment for the May 2024 term is open to register for classes. The August 2024 term will open for registration on May 31st.

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Histology is the study of microscopic anatomy and is a vital tool in modern healthcare and many research environments. In this course students will be introduced to normal and abnormal microscopic anatomy of human tissues. Coursework will emphasize the dependence of morphological form on the functional demands of cells and tissue. Upon course completion of this Histology program online, students will be able to distinguish common histological techniques and visualization methods including light and electron microscopy, as well as typical staining procedures. Students will demonstrate the ability to describe normal human cells and tissues and to correlate structural features of cell and tissue types with functional differences. Students will demonstrate the knowledge needed to identify representative histological micrographs of normal human tissues with this Histology program online.

Note: For successful completion of this course, it is recommended that students have completed 3 hours of Biology.



Our Histology course is a great addition to degree programs that are already underway. Students may also take this course to complete a different degree program not affiliated with Doane University. Doane's Open Learning Courses are not a part of any degree program at Doane University. If you are interested in starting a degree program at Doane, please visit our website at

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Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.

You'll be able to view course materials at the start of term.

Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.

Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.

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