Human Biology Minor

NSM PEAK

The Human Biology minor is designed for students desiring to better understand human biology.

Minor Requirements

15-16 credits

Math Course (3-4 credits)

Complete one math course numbered 120 or above (3-4 credits).

MAT-One course MAT-120 or higher

3-4 credits

The credits for the math requirement (MAT-120 or above) are counted in the Professional Foundations and Enhancements minor.

Science Courses (12 credits)

Complete 12 credits (including at least two biology courses, with at least one laboratory course).

BIO-201Molecules to Cells

3 credits

BIO-201LMolecules to Cells Lab

1 credit

-or

BIO-210LMolecules to Cells Research-Based Lab

1 credit

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BIO-102Biology of Human Disease

3 credits

BIO-102LBiology of Human Disease Lab

1 credit

BIO-108Human Genetics

3 credits

BIO-109Biology of Reproduction

3 credits

BIO-129Murder, Medicine and Magic

3 credits

BIO-145Drugs, Brains and Behavior

3 credits

BIO-145LDrugs, Brain and Behavior Lab

1 credit

BIO-224Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3 credits

BIO-224LHuman Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1 credit

BIO-225Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3 credits

BIO-225LHuman Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1 credit

HHP-110Introduction to Exercise Science

3 credits

HHP-110LIntroduction to Exercise Science Lab

1 credit

HHP-318Applied Nutrition

3 credits

HHP-319Principles in Biomechanics

3 credits

PSY-202Biological Psychology

3 credits

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this minor, students will be able to:

1)  Demonstrate the appropriate use of mathematical and computational techniques to solve problems;

2)  Apply scientific reasoning to develop and test scientific questions;

3)  Recognize the role of scientific inquiry and scientific knowledge in society; and

4)  Describe examples of biological processes involved in human health and disease.