Human Biology BS Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the human biology major will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology are used to elucidate both the function of cells and their organization into tissues;

  • Recognize that biology has a basis in chemistry, physics, and mathematics;

  • Describe how scientific method is used to explain natural phenomena;

  • Use effective oral and written language skills to communicate scientific data and ideas;

  • Understand safe laboratory practices, perform basic molecular biology techniques, generate hypotheses and evaluate data;

  • Achieve fluency in Spanish and an understanding of how cultural differences can affect health care delivery;

  • Refine a career-related and/or postgraduate goal through internship experience; and

  • Present advanced knowledge in the specialized field of human physiology.