Biohealth / Physiology
If you are interested in a career in healthcare, consider the biohealth/physiology emphasis. Whether you plan to be a medical doctor or dentist, a physician’s assistant or nurse practitioner, or a physical therapist, chiropractor, or a nurse, or are unsure of a specific biohealth career path, the coursework within this emphasis is designed to prepare you for the next step of your education.
Biology core courses (32 credits)
Biohealth / Physiology Core (12-16 cr)
|BIOL||2040||Cell Biology||4 cr|
|BIOL||2140||Anatomy and Physiology I||4 cr AND|
|BIOL||2240||Anatomy and Physiology II||4 cr|
|BIOL||2340||Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology||4 cr|
If the option of BIOL 2140 and 2240 is chosen, select TWO advanced electives from the list below. If the option of BIOL 2340 is chosen, select THREE advanced electives from the list below.
Advanced Biohealth Electives (select 5 - 12 cr below)
|BIOL||3040||Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates||4 cr|
|BIOL||3120||Animal Tissue Culture||2 cr|
|BIOL||4040||Molecular Biology||5 cr|
|BIOL||4130||Mammalian Endocrinology||3 cr|
|BIOL||4240||Advanced Physiology||4 cr|
|BIOL||4340||Mammalian Histology||4 cr|
|BIOL||4440||Human Gross Anatomy||4 cr|
|BIOL||4520||Biotechnology Seminar||2 cr|
Additional Required Supporting Courses (9 cr)
|CHEM||3510||Organic Chemistry Laboratory||1 cr|
|CHEM||3540||Organic Chemistry Lecture||4 cr|
|CHEM||4610||General Biochemistry Laboratory||1 cr|
|CHEM||4630||General Biochemistry Lecture||3 cr|
In addition to all of the above, students may select any biology course above 2000-level to fulfill the remaining 3-4 cr of requirements necessary for this emphasis.
Students with particular pre-professional interests within the biology field typically select the biohealth/physiology emphasis. Some pre-professional programs will require additional coursework. Review our pre-professional program factsheets for more information on specific pre-professional program course recommendations.