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).

General Human Biology

Supporting Courses (27-30 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)

ENG COMP 105: Expository Writing (3 credits) (satisfied with an ACT English score of 32 or higher)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)

HUM BIOL 207: Laboratory Safety (1 credit)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

Choose one of these:

Oral communication (COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address)

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

Non-English language (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 upper-level courses with assistance of a faculty adviser. A maximum of two PSYCH courses can be applied to the major. Minimum of three upper-level laboratory courses.

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 304: Genetics Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 308: Cell Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 340: Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 402: Advanced Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 408: Molecular Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 411: Developmental Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

CHEM 331: Biochemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

CHEM 408: Molecular Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 350: Exercise Physiology (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 351: Kinesiology (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 403: Human Physiology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 423: Immunology Lab (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 427: Cancer Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

NUT SCI 327: Nutritional Biochemistry (4 credits)

Additional Upper-Level Electives

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 303: Genetics (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 304: Genetics Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 308: Cell Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 309: Evolutionary Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 340: Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 345: Animal Behavior (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 346: Comparative Physiology (3 credits)

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)

CHEM 300: Bio-Organic Chemistry (3 credits)

CHEM 301: Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

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)

CHEM 311: Analytical Chemistry (4 credits)

CHEM 330: Biochemistry (3 credits)

CHEM 331: Biochemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

CHEM 407: Molecular Biology (3 credits)

CHEM 408: Molecular Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 310: Human Genetics (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 324: Biology of Women (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 331: Science and Religion: Spirit of Inquiry (3 credits)

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

HUM BIOL 350: Exercise Physiology (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 351: Kinesiology (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 402: Human Physiology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 403: Human Physiology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 405: Biotechnology and Ethics (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 413: Neurobiology (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 422: Immunology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 423: Immunology Lab (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 426: Cancer Biology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 427: Cancer Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 444: Endocrinology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 478: Honors in the Major (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 495: Research in Human Biology (1-5 credit)

HUM BIOL 497: Internship (1-4 credits)

HUM BIOL 498: Independent Study (1-4 credit)

NUT SCI 300: Human Nutrition (3 credits)

NUT SCI 302: Ethnic Influences on Nutrition (3 credits)

NUT SCI 327: Nutritional Biochemistry (4 credits)

NUT SCI 350: Life Cycle Nutrition (3 credits)

NUT SCI 427: Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism (3 credits)

NUT SCI 495: Research in Nutritional Science (1-5 credits)

NUT SCI 497: Internship (1-4 credits)

NUT SCI 498: Independent Study (1-4 credits)

PSYCH 300: Research Methods in Psychology (4 credits)

PSYCH 308: Physiological Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 435: Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 450: Health Psychology (3 credits)

Health Science

Supporting Courses, (41-44 credits minimum)

It Is highly recommended that as freshmen, pre-medical and pre-dental students take BIOLOGY 202 and CHEM 211, CHEM 212, CHEM 213, CHEM 214 and consult an 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) (satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)

HUM BIOL 207: Laboratory Safety (1 credit)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

Choose one 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)

Choose:

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)

Choose one of these:

Oral communication (COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address)

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

Non-English language (One year of any college-level foreign language)

Upper-Level Courses (32-33 credits)

Select three courses, 9 credits: A maximum of one genetic course may be used for this requirement:

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)

Choose one of these (3-4 credits):

CHEM 311: Analytical Chemistry (4 credits)

CHEM 330: Biochemistry (3 credits)

Health Science Electives: 8 credits

Minimum of two upper-level laboratory courses.

BIOLOGY 304: Genetics Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 308: Cell Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 340: Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 402: Advanced Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 408: Molecular Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 411: Developmental Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

CHEM 331: Biochemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

CHEM 408: Molecular Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 403: Human Physiology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 423: Immunology Lab (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 427: Cancer Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

Additional Upper-Level Electives:

BIOLOGY 303: Genetics (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 304: Genetics Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 308: Cell Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 309: Evolutionary Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 340: Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 345: Animal Behavior (3 credits)

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)

CHEM 311: Analytical Chemistry (4 credits)

CHEM 330: Biochemistry (3 credits)

CHEM 331: Biochemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

CHEM 407: Molecular Biology (3 credits)

CHEM 408: Molecular Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 310: Human Genetics (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 324: Biology of Women (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 403: Human Physiology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 405: Biotechnology and Ethics (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 413: Neurobiology (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 422: Immunology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 423: Immunology Lab (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 426: Cancer Biology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 427: Cancer Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 444: Endocrinology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 478: Honors in the Major (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 495: Research in Human Biology (1-5 credit)

HUM BIOL 497: Internship (1-4 credits)

HUM BIOL 498: Independent Study (1-4 credit)

Exercise Science

Supporting Courses (30-36 credits minimum)

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) (satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher)

HUM BIOL 116: First Aid and Emergency Care Procedures (3 credits) (current First Aid and CPR certification may waive this course; see faculty adviser)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)

HUM BIOL 207: Laboratory Safety (1 credit)

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

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

Choose one of these:

Oral communication (COMM 133 Fundamentals of Public Address)

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

Non-English language (One year of any college-level foreign language)

Upper-Level Courses (30 credits)

Required (14 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)

Choose one of these:

BIOLOGY 303: Genetics (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 310: Human Genetics (3 credits)

Exercise Science Electives (13 credits)

Select upper-level courses with assistance of a faculty adviser. A maximum of two PSYCH courses can be applied to the major.

Minimum of one upper-level laboratory course.

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 304: Genetics Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 308: Cell Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 340: Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 403: Human Physiology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 423: Immunology Lab (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 427: Cancer Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

NUT SCI 327: Nutritional Biochemistry (4 credits)

Additional Upper-Level Electives

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 303: Genetics (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 304: Genetics Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 308: Cell Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 309: Evolutionary Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 340: Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 346: Comparative Physiology (3 credits)

BUS ADM 382: Introductory Management (3 credits)

CHEM 300: Bio-Organic Chemistry (3 credits)

CHEM 301: Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 310: Human Genetics (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 324: Biology of Women (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 402: Human Physiology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 403: Human Physiology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 405: Biotechnology and Ethics (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 413: Neurobiology (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 422: Immunology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 423: Immunology Lab (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 426: Cancer Biology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 427: Cancer Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 444: Endocrinology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 478: Honors in the Major (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 495: Research in Human Biology (1-5 credit)

HUM BIOL 497: Internship (1-4 credits)

HUM BIOL 498: Independent Study (1-4 credit)

PSYCH 300: Research Methods in Psychology (4 credits)

PSYCH 308: Physiological Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 435: Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 450: Health Psychology (3 credits)

NUT SCI 302: Ethnic Influences on Nutrition (3 credits)

NUT SCI 327: Nutritional Biochemistry (4 credits)

NUT SCI 350: Life Cycle Nutrition (3 credits)

NUT SCI 427: Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism (3 credits)

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 (31-34 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)

ENG COMP 105: Expository Writing (3 credits) (satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher)

ENGLISH 104: Introduction to Literature (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)

HUM BIOL 207: Laboratory Safety (1 credit)

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: 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.

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 303: Genetics (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 304: Genetics Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell Biology (3 credits)

BIOLOGY 308: Cell Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

BIOLOGY 340: Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (4 credits)

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)

CHEM 300: Bio-Organic Chemistry (3 credits)

CHEM 301: Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

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)

CHEM 311: Analytical Chemistry (4 credits)

CHEM 330: Biochemistry (3 credits)

CHEM 331: Biochemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

CHEM 407: Molecular Biology (3 credits)

CHEM 408: Molecular Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 403: Human Physiology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 413: Neurobiology (3 credit)

HUM BIOL 422: Immunology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 423: Immunology Lab (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 426: Cancer Biology (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 427: Cancer Biology Laboratory (1 credit)

HUM BIOL 444: Endocrinology (3 credits)

NUT SCI 300: Human Nutrition (3 credits)

Cytotechnology Internship, (32 credits):

HUM BIOL 497: Internship (1-16 credits)

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 (35-38 credits)

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) (satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)

HUM BIOL 207: Laboratory Safety (1 credit)

NUT SCI 201: Survey of Nutrition Related Professions (1 credit)

NUT SCI 212: Science of Food Preparation (4 credits)

Choose one of these:

COMM SCI 205: Social Science Statistics (4 credits)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

Choose one of these:

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

PSYCH 102: Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)

Required, minimum of 10 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)

Upper-Level Courses (45-46 credits)

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)

Choose one of these:

BIOLOGY 303: Genetics (3 credits)

HUM BIOL 310: Human Genetics (3 credits)

Choose one of these:

HUM BIOL 350: Exercise Physiology (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 402: Human Physiology (3 credits)

Choose minimum of four credits:

CHEM 330: Biochemistry (3 credits)

CHEM 331: Biochemistry Laboratory (1 credit)

OR

NUT SCI 327: Nutritional Biochemistry (4 credits)