Human Biology: Requirements for the Major

Interdisciplinary Major

Areas of Emphasis

Students must 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 major: 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)

Area of Emphasis: General Human Biology

Supporting Courses, (29 credits minimum):

Required:

Note: ENG COMP 105 is satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher.

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)

ENG COMP 105: Expository Writing (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

One (1) of These:

Oral communication (COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address)

Literature (e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature)

One year of any college-level foreign language

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: 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)

Cell Biology:

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (3 credits)

General Emphasis Electives: 21 credits:

Select pre-approved, upper-level courses with assistance and approval of a faculty adviser. Three laboratory courses from the pre-approved list must be taken at the upper level. For a list of pre-approved, upper-level courses (including laboratories), see http://www.uwgb.edu/human-biology/program/advising/

Areas of Emphasis: Health Science

Supporting Courses, (43 credits minimum)

It is highly recommended that as freshmen, pre-medical and pre-dental students take BIOLOGY 202 and CHEM 211 and CHEM 212 and consult an adviser.

Required:

Note: ENG COMP 105 is satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher.

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)

ENG COMP 105: Expository Writing (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

One (1) of These:

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)

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)

One (1) of These:

Oral communication (COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address)

Literature (e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature)

One year of any college-level foreign language

Upper-Level Courses, (30-31 credits):

Three (3) of These:

BIOLOGY 303: Genetics (3 credits)

OR

HUM BIOL 310: Human Genetics (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 402: Human Physiology (3 credits)

NUT SCI 300: Human Nutrition (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)

One (1) of These:

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. For a list of pre-approved, upper-level courses (including laboratories), see http://www.uwgb.edu/human-biology/program/advising/.

Area of Emphasis: Exercise Science

Supporting Courses, (32 credits minimum):

Required:

Note: ENG COMP 105 is satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher. Current First Aid and CPR certification may waive HUM BIOL 116; see faculty adviser.

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)

ENG COMP 105: Expository Writing (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 116: First Aid and Emergency Care Procedures (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

One (1) of These:

Oral communication (COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address)

Literature (e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature)

One year of any college-level foreign language

Upper-Level Courses, (30 credits):

Required, (17 credits):

HUM BIOL 210: Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 333: Principles of Sports Physiology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 350: Exercise Physiology (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 351: Kinesiology (4 credits)

NUT SCI 300: Human Nutrition (3 credits)

Select one course, (3 credits):

BIOLOGY 303: Genetics (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 310: Human Genetics (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. For a list of pre-approved, upper-level courses (including laboratories), see http://www.uwgb.edu/human-biology/program/advising/.

Area of Emphasis: 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, (33 credits):

Required:

Note: ENG COMP 105 is satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher.

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)

ENG COMP 105: Expository Writing (3 credits)

ENGLISH 104: Introduction to Literature (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 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

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: Ethnic Influences on Nutrition (3 credits)

Cell Biology

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (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. Recommended courses

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

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 304: Genetics Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 308: Cell Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 402: Advanced Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 407: Molecular Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 408: Molecular Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 410: Developmental Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 411: Developmental Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 403: Human Physiology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 422: Immunology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 423: Immunology Lab (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 444: Endocrinology (3 credits)

Cytotechnology Internship, (32 credits):

HUM BIOL 497: Internship (1-16 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics

Supporting Courses, (37 credits):

Required:

Note: ENG COMP 105 is satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher.

BIOLOGY 202: Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes (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)

One (1) of These:

COMM SCI 205: Social Science Statistics (4 credits)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

One (1) of These:

HUM DEV 210: Introduction to Human Development (3 credits)

PSYCH 102: Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)

Required:

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)

Upper-Level Courses, (45-46 credits):

Required:

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

CHEM 300: Bio-Organic Chemistry (3 credits)

CHEM 301: Bio-Organic 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)

One (1) of These:

BIOLOGY 303: Genetics (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 310: Human Genetics (3 credits)

One (1) of These:

HUM BIOL 350: Exercise Physiology (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 402: Human Physiology (3 credits)

Choose Four (4) Credits:

CHEM 330: Biochemistry (3 credits)

CHEM 331: Biochemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

OR

NUT SCI 327: Nutritional Biochemistry (4 credits)