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Approved Area of Concentration Courses

Human Health and Disease Concentration

The biological basis of health and disease as well as the social and cultural context that influences disease risk and healing.

*The College limits the number of credit hours outside the college that may count toward a degree. For more information, see the section "Courses Outside the College" under "Degree Requirements" in the Bulletin.

Courses taken to fulfill core course work within the major cannot be double-counted for the Area of Concentration.

Courses:

A. Life Sciences Perspective Courses

B. Lecture/Laboratory Courses

C. Historical, Social, Arts, and Humanities Perspectives Courses



Human Reproduction and Sexuality

Human reproduction and sexuality both from a biological standpoint and from a psychological and social perspective.

*The College limits the number of credit hours outside the college that may count toward a degree. For more information, see the section "Courses Outside the College" under "Degree Requirements" in the Bulletin.

Courses taken to fulfill core course work within the major cannot be double-counted for the Area of Concentration.

Courses:

A. Life Sciences Perspectives Courses

B. Lecture/Laboratory Courses

C. Historical, Social, Arts, and Humanities Perspectives Courses



Human Environment and Ecology

Humans as organisms interfacing with their environment and the resulting effects of this interaction on the human condition.

*The College limits the number of credit hours outside the college that may count toward a degree. For more information, see the section "Courses Outside the College" under "Degree Requirements" in the Bulletin.

Courses taken to fulfill core course work within the major cannot be double-counted for the Area of Concentration.

Courses:

A. Life Sciences Perspectives Courses

B. Lecture/Laboratory Courses

C. Historical, Social, Arts, and Humanities Perspectives Courses



Human Origins and Survival

Human origins, variation, and physiological adaptations through the study of genetics and evolutionary processes.  Cultural and biological adaptations related to health and disease are considered.

*The College limits the number of credit hours outside the college that may count toward a degree. For more information, see the section "Courses Outside the College" under "Degree Requirements" in the Bulletin.

Courses taken to fulfill core course work within the major cannot be double-counted for the Area of Concentration.

Courses:

A. Life Sciences Perspectives Courses

B. Lecture/Laboratory Courses

C. Historical, Social, Arts, and Humanities Perspectives Courses



Human Growth and Development

The development of the human body and mind, including the mechanisms and processes of change across the human lifespan, from a biological as well as a social and cultural perspective.

*The College limits the number of credit hours outside the college that may count toward a degree. For more information, see the section "Courses Outside the College" under "Degree Requirements" in the Bulletin.

Courses taken to fulfill core course work within the major cannot be double-counted for the Area of Concentration.

Courses:

A. Life Sciences Perspectives Courses

B. Lecture/Laboratory Courses

C. Historical, Social, Arts, and Humanities Perspectives Courses