University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Connecting Learning to Life
2006-2007

 






Human Biology - Requirements for the Major

Areas of Emphasis

Students must complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis.

General Human Biology

Supporting Courses, 28 credits minimum

  • BIOLOGY 202 Principles of Biology I, 4 credits
  • CHEM 211 Principles of Chemistry I, 5 credits
  • CHEM 212 Principles of Chemistry II, 5 credits
  • ENG COMP 105 Expository Writing, 3 credits (waived for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher)
  • MATH 260 Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

Select one:

  • BIOLOGY 203 Principles of Biology II, 4 credits
  • HUM BIOL 204 Anatomy and Physiology, 5 credits

Select one:

  • Oral communication (e.g., COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address)
  • Literature (e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature)
  • Foreign language (one year at the college level)

Upper-Level Courses, 30-31 credits

Select one course from three of the following four areas, 9-10 credits:

Genetics:
  • BIOLOGY 303 Genetics, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 310 Human Genetics, 3 credits
Physiology:
  • HUM BIOL 350 Principles of Exercise Physiology, 4 credits
  • HUM BIOL 402 Human Physiology, 3 credits
Nutrition:
  • NUT SCI 300 Human Nutrition, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 302 Nutrition and Culture, 3 credits
Evolution:
  • BIOLOGY 309 Evolutionary Biology, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 342 Human Evolution, 3 credits

General Emphasis Electives: 21 credits

Select pre-approved, upper-level courses with assistance and approval of a faculty adviser from those electives available on the degree audit. Three laboratory courses from the pre-approved list must be taken at the upper level. The list is available on the degree audit, human biology Web page, or from a faculty adviser.

 

Health Science

Supporting Courses, 42 credits minimum

Premedical and predental students must take CHEM I and CHEM II and consult an adviser as a freshman

  • BIOLOGY 202 Principles of Biology I, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 203 Principles of Biology II, 4 credits
  • CHEM 211 Principles of Chemistry I, 5 credits
  • CHEM 212 Principles of Chemistry II, 5 credits
  • ENG COMP 105 Expository Writing, 3 credits (waived for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher)
  • MATH 260 Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

Select one:

  • MATH 104 Elementary Functions: Algebra and Trigonometry, 4 credits
  • MATH 202 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, 4 credits
  • MATH 203 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II, 4 credits
  • (MATH 202, 203 may be required for medical/ graduate school admission)

Select :

  • PHYSICS 103 Fundamentals of Physics I, 5 credits
  • PHYSICS 104 Fundamentals of Physics II, 5 credits

OR

  • PHYSICS 201 Principles of Physics I, 5 credits
  • PHYSICS 202 Principles of Physics II, 5 credits

Select one:

  • Oral communication (e.g., COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address)
  • Literature (e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature)
  • Foreign language (one year at the college level)

Upper-Level Courses, 30-31 credits

Select three courses, 9 credits:

  • BIOLOGY 303 Genetics, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 402 Human Physiology, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 300 Human Nutrition, 3 credits

 

  • BIOLOGY 309 Evolutionary Biology, 3 credits
or
  • HUM BIOL 342 Human Evolution, 3 credits

Required, 12 credits:

  • BIOLOGY 302 Principles of Microbiology, 4 credits
  • CHEM 302 Organic Chemistry I, 3 credits
  • CHEM 303 Organic Chemistry II, 3 credits
  • CHEM 304 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I, 1 credit
  • CHEM 305 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II, 1 credit

Select one course, 3-4 credits:

  • CHEM 311 Analytical Chemistry, 4 credits
  • CHEM 330 Biochemistry, 3 credits

Health Science Electives: 6 credits

Select pre-approved, upper-level courses for this emphasis with assistance and approval of a faculty adviser. Two laboratory courses from the pre-approved list must be taken at the upper level. The list is available on the degree audit, human biology Web page, or from a faculty adviser.

 

Exercise Science

Supporting Courses, 32-37 credits

  • BIOLOGY 202 Principles of Biology I, 4 credits
  • CHEM 211 Principles of Chemistry I, 5 credits
  • CHEM 212 Principles of Chemistry II, 5 credits
  • ENG COMP 105 Expository Writing, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 204 Anatomy and Physiology, 5 credits
  • MATH 260 Introductory Statistics, 4 credits
  • PHY ED 116 First Aid and Emergency Care Procedures, 3 credits (current First Aid and CPR certification may waive this course; see faculty adviser)

Select one:

  • Oral communication (e.g., COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address)
  • Literature (e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature)
  • Foreign language (one year at the college level)

Upper-Level Courses, 30 credits

Required, 17 credits:

  • HUM BIOL 333 Principles of Sports Physiology, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 350 Principles of Exercise Physiology, 4 credits
  • HUM BIOL 351 Kinesiology, 4 credits
  • NUT SCI 300 Human Nutrition, 3 credits
  • PHY ED 406 Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries, 3 credits

Select one course, 3 credits:

  • BIOLOGY 309 Evolutionary Biology, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 342 Human Evolution, 3 credits

Exercise Science Electives: 10 credits

Select pre-approved, upper-level courses for this emphasis with assistance and approval of a faculty adviser. One laboratory course from the pre-approved list must be taken at the upper level. The list is available on the degree audit, human biology web page, or from a faculty adviser.

 

Cytotechnology

UW-Green Bay is affiliated with three schools of cytotechnology: the Mayo Clinic, the Marshfield Clinic, and UW-Madison. Students complete 92 credits at UW-Green Bay, including all general education requirements, and then take an 11-month, 32-credit clinical internship at one of the cooperating institutions. After completion of the internship, students will graduate with a degree in human biology and be eligible for professional certification.

Supporting Courses, 32 credits

  • BIOLOGY 202 Principles of Biology I, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 203 Principles of Biology II, 4 credits
  • CHEM 211 Principles of Chemistry I, 5 credits
  • CHEM 212 Principles of Chemistry II, 5 credits
  • ENG COMP 105 Expository Writing, 3 credits
  • ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature, 3 credits
  • MATH 104 Elementary Functions: Algebra and Trigonometry, 4 credits
  • MATH 260 Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 47 credits

Select one course from three of the following four areas, 9 credits:

Genetics:
  • BIOLOGY 303 Genetics, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 310 Human Genetics, 3 credits

Physiology:

  • HUM BIOL 402 Human Physiology, 3 credits
Nutrition:
  • NUT SCI 300 Human Nutrition, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 302 Nutrition and Culture, 3 credits
Evolution:
  • BIOLOGY 309 Evolutionary Biology, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 342 Human Evolution, 3 credits

Cytotechnology Electives, 6 credits:

Additional upper-level courses in human biology, biology and chemistry will depend upon the student's choice of clinical facility. These courses should be selected with the help of a faculty adviser and submitted via change form to the Registrar's Office.

Cytotechnology Internship, 32 credits:

  • HUM BIOL 497 Internship

Some students choose to pursue clinical training after graduation from UW-Green Bay. In that case, additional upper-level elective credits are required. Consult an adviser.

 

Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics

Supporting Courses, 35-40 credits

  • BIOLOGY 202 Principles of Biology I, 4 credits
  • COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits
  • ENG COMP 105 Expository Writing, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 204 Anatomy and Physiology, 5 credits
  • NUT SCI 201 Survey of Nutrition Related Professions, 1 credit
  • NUT SCI 212 Science of Food Preparation, 4 credits

Select one:

  • ECON 202 Macro Economic Analysis, 3 credits
  • ECON 203 Micro Economic Analysis, 3 credits

Select one:

  • COMM SCI 205 Social Science Statistics, 4 credits
  • MATH 260 Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

Select one:

  • HUM DEV 210 Introduction to Human Development, 3 credits
  • PSYCH 102 Introduction to Psychology, 3 credits

Select:

  • CHEM 108 General Chemistry, 5 credits

OR

  • CHEM 211 Principles of Chemistry I, 5 credits
  • CHEM 212 Principles of Chemistry II, 5 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 45-46 credits

  • BIOLOGY 302 Principles of Microbiology, 4 credits
  • CHEM 300 Bioorganic Chemistry, 3 credits
  • CHEM 301 Bioorganic Chemistry Laboratory, 1 credit
  • NUT SCI 300 Human Nutrition, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 312 Quantity Food Production and Service, 4 credits
  • NUT SCI 350 Life Cycle Nutrition, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 402 Management in Dietetic Practice, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 421 Community Nutrition, 4 credits
  • NUT SCI 427 Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 485 Medical Nutrition Therapy I, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 486 Medical Nutrition Therapy II, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 487 Nutritional Science Seminar, 1 credit

Select one:

  • BIOLOGY 303 Genetics, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 310 Human Genetics, 3 credits

Select one:

  • HUM BIOL 350 Principles of Exercise Physiology, 4 credits
  • HUM BIOL 402 Human Physiology, 3 credits

Select one:

  • NUT SCI 327 Nutritional Biochemistry, 4 credits
  • CHEM 330/331 Biochemistry and Laboratory, 4 credits
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