Human Biology: Requirements for the Minor

Requirements for the Minor

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 (15-20 credits)

Required:

BIOLOGY 202: Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 204: Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)

HUM BIOL 207: Laboratory Safety (1 credit)

AND

CHEM 108: General Chemistry (4 credits)

CHEM 109: General Chemistry Laboratory (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)

Cell Biology

BIOLOGY 302: Principles of Microbiology (4 credits)

BIOLOGY 307: Cell 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)

Choose one of these:

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 any, upper-level Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology or Nutritional Sciences courses with assistance of a faculty adviser.