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Human Biology

Human Biology Minor Emphases

NOTE: New requirements for Fall 2011 or later

  • General Human Biology Emphasis
    This minor provides an overview of the field of Human Biology. A minimum of 20 credits is required, with at least 12 upper level credits.
  • Applied Human Biology Emphasis
    Students majoring in biology or chemistry may desire a greater exposure to the potential applications of their discipline in solving medical problems. This minor provides several laboratory courses that fulfill this need, and provides a way to develop applied upper level laboratory skills as part of an interdisciplinary program.

Requirements for declaration of Human Biology major or minor

You must obtain an average GPA of 2.5 or greater in the following courses before declaring a Human Biology major or minor:

  • BIO 202 (4 credits)
  • HUM BIO 204 (5 credits)
  • CHEM 211 (4 credits) and CHEM 212 (4 credits)
    OR
    CHEM 108 (only an option for the General Minor in Human Biology; 5 credits)