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Human Biology - Requirements for the Minor

Human Biology Program | Human Biology Major Requirements | Course Descriptions

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

General Human Biology

Supporting Courses, 9 credits

  • BIOLOGY 202    Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes, 4 credits
  • HUM BIOL 204  Anatomy and Physiology, 5 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 12-13 credits

Choose one course from each of the following four areas:

Genetics:

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

Physiology:

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

Nutrition:

  • NUT SCI 300       Human Nutrition, 3 credits
  • NUT SCI 302       Ethnic Influences on Nutrition, 3 credits

Evolution:

  • BIOLOGY 309    Evolutionary Biology, 3 credits

Applied Human Biology

Supporting Courses, 20 credits

  • BIOLOGY 202    Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes, 4 credits
  • CHEM 211           Principles of Chemistry I, 4 credits
  • CHEM 212           Principles of Chemistry II, 4 credits
  • CHEM 213           Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory, 1 credit
  • CHEM 214           Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory, 1 credit
  • HUM BIOL 207  Laboratory Safety, 1 credit
  • HUM BIOL 204  Anatomy and Physiology, 5 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 14-16 credits

Required, 7-8 credits:

  • BIOLOGY 407    Molecular Biology, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 408    Molecular Biology Laboratory, 1 credit
    or
  • CHEM 330           Biochemistry, 3 credits
  • CHEM 331           Biochemistry Laboratory, 1 credit

Select one:

  • BIOLOGY 346    Comparative Physiology, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 350  Exercise Physiology, 4 credits
  • HUM BIOL 402  Human Physiology, 3 credits

Electives, 7-8 credits:
Select pre-approved, upper-level courses with assistance and approval of a faculty adviser.   For a list of pre-approved, upper-level courses (including laboratories), see http://www.uwgb.edu/humbio/emphases.asp.

Human Biology Program
Human Biology Major Requirements
Course Descriptions