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B.S. in Human Biology

Understanding normal and disordered human functions requires a broad integration of human physiology, behavior, and culture. Students in this major will receive a unified, in-depth study of modern biology that includes ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, human physiology, neurobiology, and behavior.

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Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: Fall quarter admission
Tuition Fee: $ 45,540 
Location: IrvineCAUnited States

Advanced elective courses provide an opportunity to diversify exposure to the biological sciences. Additional courses in the humanities and social sciences focus on the relevance of these areas to the human condition. Given the focus on human biology, this major will serve as an ideal preparation for the health science professions.

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Human Biology provides an in-depth look at cutting edge topics in physiology and epidemiology as they relate to global issues of ethics, anthropology, and socioeconomics. Students will learn to evaluate healthcare risks and challenges as they relate to global economies, cultural opinions and environment.

Courses include

  • Nutrition Science
  • Diseases of the Twenty-First Century
  • Way Your Body Works
  • Global Change Biology
  • The Biology of Human Diseases
  • Molecular Basis of Human Disease
  • Human Development: Conception to Birth
  • Human Physiology

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