Human Biology Minor

Area of Emphasis

Students must complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis:

  • Applied Human Biology
  • General Human Biology

Applied Human Biology

Supporting Courses20
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Laboratory Safety (must take at the same time OR before taking chemistry)
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Select one (of 2) Anatomy and Physiology options:
Anatomy and Physiology
and Anatomy and Physiology Lab
or BOTH
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology II
Upper-Level Courses14-16
Molecular Biology
and Molecular Biology Laboratory
OR
Biochemistry
and Biochemistry Laboratory
Choose one of the following courses:
Comparative Physiology
Exercise Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Human Physiology
Electives
Choose 7-8 credits of upper-level Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology or Nutritional Sciences courses with assistance of a faculty adviser.
Total Credits34-36

General Human Biology

Supporting Courses15-20
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Laboratory Safety (must take at the same time OR before taking chemistry)
Select one (of 2) Anatomy and Physiology options:
Anatomy and Physiology
and Anatomy and Physiology Lab
or BOTH
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology II
Select one (of 2) Chemistry options:
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
or
Survey of General, Organic and Biochemistry
and Survey of General, Organic, and Biochemistry Laboratory
Upper-Level Courses12-13
Choose one course from each of the following areas:
Genetics
Genetics
Human Genetics
Physiology
Human Physiology
OR
Exercise Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Nutrition
Human Nutrition
Life Cycle Nutrition
Cell Biology
Principles of Microbiology
Cell Biology
Total Credits27-33