Human Biology Major

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

  • Health Science
  • Exercise Science
  • Applied Public Health
  • Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics
  • General Human Biology
  • Cytotechnology

Health Science 

Supporting Courses 141-44
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
Choose 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
Introductory Statistics
Choose one of the following courses:
Precalculus
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Choose one of the following options:
Fundamentals of Physics I
and Fundamentals of Physics II
Principles of Physics I
and Principles of Physics II
Writing Requirement 2
Research and Rhetoric
Choose one of the following 3 options:
Fundamentals of Public Address
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
OR
Any literature course, e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature
OR
One year of any college-level foreign language
Upper-Level Courses32-33
Choose three of the following course options:
Genetics
Human Genetics
Cell Biology
Human Physiology
Human Nutrition
Required Courses
Principles of Microbiology
and Principles of Microbiology Laboratory
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Biochemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Health Science Electives (minimum of 8 credits): 3
Genetics Laboratory
Cell Biology Laboratory
Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
Advanced Microbiology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Developmental Biology Laboratory
Biochemistry Laboratory
Human Anatomy Laboratory
Kinesiology
Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
and Exercise Physiology
Human Physiology Laboratory
Immunology Lab
Cancer Biology Laboratory
Additional Upper-Level Electives
Human Genetics
Reproductive Biology
Epidemiology
The Biology of Women
Science and Religion: Spirit of Inquiry
Principles of Sports Physiology
Exercise Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Art and Science
Neurobiology
Human Physiology
Human Physiology Laboratory
Immunology
Cancer Biology
Endocrinology
Genetics
Genetics Laboratory
Cell Biology
Cell Biology Laboratory
Evolutionary Biology
Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
Animal Behavior
Comparative Physiology
Advanced Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Developmental Biology
Analytical Chemistry
Biochemistry
Developmental Biology Laboratory
Biochemistry Laboratory
Human Nutrition
Nutritional Biochemistry
Life Cycle Nutrition
Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism
Medical Nutrition Therapy II
Maximum of ONE Psychology course
Physiological Psychology (Maximum of ONE Psychology Course)
Abnormal Psychology
Health Psychology
Total Credits73-77

Exercise Science

Supporting Courses27
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
First Aid and Emergency Care Procedures (First Aid/CPR Requirement may be met with Red Cross Certification))
Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries
Introductory Statistics
Fundamentals of Physics I
Principles of Physics I
Choose 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
Writing Requirement 10-3
Research and Rhetoric
Choose one of the following 3 options:
Fundamentals of Public Address
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
OR
Any literature course, e.g., English104 Introduction to Literature
OR
One year of any college-level foreign language
Strongly recommended, but not required.
Fundamentals of Healthcare Terminology
Upper-Level Courses30
Principles of Sports Physiology
Kinesiology
Exercise Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Human Nutrition
Choose one of the following courses:
Genetics
Human Genetics
Organic Chemistry options
Bio-Organic Chemistry
and Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory
OR
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Additional Courses 2
Genetics Laboratory
Cell Biology Laboratory
Principles of Microbiology Laboratory
Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
Advanced Microbiology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Developmental Biology Laboratory
Human Anatomy Laboratory
Human Physiology Laboratory
Immunology Lab
Cancer Biology Laboratory
Human Genetics
Reproductive Biology
Epidemiology
The Biology of Women
Science and Religion: Spirit of Inquiry
Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Art and Science
Human Physiology
Neurobiology
Immunology
Cancer Biology
Endocrinology
Teaching Assistantship
Principles of Microbiology
Internship
Independent Study
Genetics
Genetics Laboratory
Cell Biology
Cell Biology Laboratory
Evolutionary Biology
Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
Animal Behavior
Comparative Physiology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Developmental Biology
Developmental Biology Laboratory
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Biochemistry
Biochemistry Laboratory
Nutritional Biochemistry
Life Cycle Nutrition
Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism
Medical Nutrition Therapy II
(Only) ONE course in Psychology may be used for upper-level electives.
Physiological Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Health Psychology
Total Credits57-60

Applied Public Health 

Supporting Courses41-44
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Laboratory Safety
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Science of Food Preparation
Fundamentals of Healthcare Terminology
Research and Rhetoric 1
Select one (of 2) Anatomy and Physiology Optons:
Anatomy and Physiology
and Anatomy and Physiology Lab
or BOTH
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology II
MATH
Precalculus
Introductory Statistics
Select one (of 3) options:
Fundamentals of Public Address
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
OR
Any literature course, e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature
OR
One year of college-level foreign language
Upper-Level Courses30
Required:
Principles of Microbiology
and Principles of Microbiology Laboratory
Epidemiology
Quantity Food Production and Service
Community and Public Health Nutrition
Healthcare II: Survey of Disease & Treatments
Choose one:
Advanced Microbiology
Cancer Biology Laboratory
Select one option for organic chemistry:
Bio-Organic Chemistry
and Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Electives, as needed, to acquire 30 credits of upper level coursework. Options to fulfill this requirement include upper level courses in Human Biology, Nutrional Science, Biology and Psychology.
Total Credits71-74

Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics

Note: Students must have a grade of C or better in CHEM 211 and BIO 201 in order to declare their major in Nutritional Science

Supporting Courses35-38
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)
Fundamentals of Public Address
Introductory Statistics
Research and Rhetoric 1
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
Survey of Nutrition Related Professions
Science of Food Preparation
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Lifespan Development
Required Courses
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Required Upper-Level Courses45-46
Genetics
Human Genetics
Principles of Microbiology
and Principles of Microbiology Laboratory
Bio-Organic Chemistry
and Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Select one (of two) physiology options
Exercise Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Human Physiology
Human Nutrition
Quantity Food Production and Service
Life Cycle Nutrition
Community and Public Health Nutrition
Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism
Medical Nutrition Therapy I: an Integrative and Functional Approach
Medical Nutrition Therapy II
Nutritional Science Seminar
Choose one of the following options:
Nutritional Biochemistry
Biochemistry
and Biochemistry Laboratory
Additional Courses (NOT REQUIRED) to Consider
Teaching Assistantship
Internship
Independent Study
Total Credits80-84

s/Dietetics Emphasis.

General Human Biology  

Supporting Courses30-35
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
Research and Rhetoric 1
Choose 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
Introductory Statistics
Choose one of the following 3 options:
Fundamentals of Public Address
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
or
Any literature course, e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature
or
One year of any college-level foreign language
Organic Chemistry - choose one option
Bio-Organic Chemistry
and Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory
OR
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Upper-Level Courses30-31
Choose one course from three of the four areas:
Genetics
Genetics
Human Genetics
Physiology (one of two options)
Human Physiology
Exercise Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism 3
Nutrition
Human Nutrition
Cell Biology
Principles of Microbiology
Cell Biology
Additional Courses 2, 3
Genetics Laboratory
Cell Biology Laboratory
Principles of Microbiology
Principles of Microbiology Laboratory
Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
Advanced Microbiology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Developmental Biology Laboratory
Biochemistry Laboratory
Human Anatomy Laboratory
Kinesiology
Human Physiology Laboratory
Exercise Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Immunology Lab
Cancer Biology Laboratory
Nutritional Biochemistry
Human Genetics
Reproductive Biology
Epidemiology
The Biology of Women
Science and Religion: Spirit of Inquiry
Principles of Sports Physiology
Human Anatomy Laboratory
Kinesiology
Exercise Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Human Physiology
Human Physiology Laboratory
Neurobiology
Immunology
Cancer Biology
Endocrinology
Principles of Microbiology
Teaching Assistantship
Internship
Independent Study
Genetics
Principles of Microbiology
Genetics
Genetics Laboratory
Cell Biology
Cell Biology Laboratory
Evolutionary Biology
Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
Animal Behavior
Comparative Physiology
Advanced Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Developmental Biology
Developmental Biology Laboratory
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Biochemistry
Biochemistry Laboratory
Human Nutrition
Nutritional Biochemistry
Life Cycle Nutrition
Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism
Medical Nutrition Therapy II
(Only) ONE Psychology courses may be used toward upper-level requirements
Physiological Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Health Psychology
Total Credits60-66

Cytotechnology  

  • UW-Green Bay is affiliated with two schools of cytotechnology: the Mayo 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 Courses31-34
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Laboratory Safety
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Research and Rhetoric 1
Select one (of 3) options:
Fundamentals of Public Address
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
or
Any literature course, e.g., ENGLISH 104 Introduction to Literature
or
One year of college-level foreign language
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
Math
Precalculus
Introductory Statistics
Upper-Level Courses53-54
Select one course from three of the four areas:
Genetics
Genetics
Human Genetics
Physiology
Human Physiology
Exercise Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Nutrition
Human Nutrition
Cell Biology
Principles of Microbiology
Cell Biology
Choose 6 credits of the following elective courses: 2
Human Genetics
Reproductive Biology
Epidemiology
Science and Religion: Spirit of Inquiry
Human Anatomy Laboratory
Kinesiology
Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Art and Science
Neurobiology
Immunology
Cancer Biology
Endocrinology
Genetics
Genetics Laboratory
Cell Biology
Cell Biology Laboratory
Evolutionary Biology
Principles of Microbiology
Principles of Microbiology Laboratory
Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
Animal Behavior
Comparative Physiology
Advanced Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Developmental Biology
Developmental Biology Laboratory
Bio-Organic Chemistry
Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Biochemistry
Biochemistry Laboratory
Human Nutrition
Nutritional Biochemistry
Life Cycle Nutrition
Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism
Medical Nutrition Therapy II
(Only) ONE Psychology course may be used for upper level electives.
Physiological Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Health Psychology
Cytotechnology Internship
Internship 3
Total Credits84-88