Curriculum for General Histology

The following document outlines the details of Objectives of Anatomy contents to be taught in 'General Histology' section during undergraduate medical sciences (MBBS) program.


General Epithelium
Glandular Epithelium
Connective tissue
Muscle Tissue
Nerve Tissue


At the end of the course, students should be able to

  1. Discuss the principles of routine histological techniques.
  2. Define epithelium.
  3. Classify the lining and glandular epithelial tissue with examples and summarize the functions of each type of epithelial tissue.
  4. Define connective tissue.
  5. Classify the connective tissue with examples and summarize the functional significance of each type.
  6. Describe the features and functional significance of cartilage with examples of different types of cartilage.
  7. Describe the structural organization of bone.
  8. Classify the bone on the basis of its macroscopic and microscopic features.
  9. Classify the muscle tissue and describe the features of each type.
  10. Classify the nervous tissue.
You can find compiled curriculum at Undergraduate Anatomy Curriculum.