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. Students must receive an average minimum GPA of 2.5 in the following foundation courses, with a minimum grade of C in each course, before declaring a Human Biology minor: Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes (BIOLOGY 202), Anatomy and Physiology (HUM BIOL 204), Principles of Chemistry I (CHEM 211) and Principles of Chemistry II (CHEM 212) OR General Chemistry (CHEM 108)

General Human Biology

Supporting Courses, 14-19 credits

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

And:

  • CHEM 108        General Chemistry, 4 credits
  • CHEM 109        General Chemistry, 1 credit
    or
  • CHEM 211        Principles of Chemistry I, 4 credits
  • CHEM 213        Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory, 1 credit
  • CHEM 212        Principles of Chemistry II, 4 credits
  • CHEM 214        Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory, 1 credit

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 204      Anatomy and Physiology, 5 credits
  • HUM BIOL 207      Laboratory Safety, 1 credit

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