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Human Biology

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School of Humanities and Sciences

Offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding human beings from biological, behavioral, social, and cultural perspectives.

What You'll Study

The Human Biology major offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding human beings from biological, behavioral, social, and cultural perspectives. Courses in the major allow students to identify connections and parallels with other fields as they learn to formulate and evaluate health, environmental, and other public policy issues that influence human welfare. The program prepares majors to pursue advanced training in professional or graduate programs.

Minor

The Human Biology minor offers subplans in the fields of Global Health, Health Policy and Epidemiology.

Degrees Offered

  • BA
  • BS
  • Minor
  • Honors

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Exploratory Courses

HUMBIO 14

Understanding Connections between Food and the Environment

HUMBIO 28

Health Impact of Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse across the Lifecourse (AFRICAAM 28, FEMGEN 237, SOMGEN 237)

HUMBIO 29

Introduction to Global Health

HUMBIO 29A

Well-Being in Immigrant Children & Youth: A Service Learning Course (CHILATST 177A, CSRE 177E, EDUC 177A)

HUMBIO 57

Epidemic Intelligence: How to Identify, Investigate and Interrupt Outbreaks of Disease (EPI 247)

HUMBIO 79Q

Sexuality and Society

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Human Biology Major Requirements at a glance

The Major in Human Biology

The Minor in Human Biology