Human Physiology, BS

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Learning Outcomes

The BS degree in human physiology:

  • provides a broad understanding of the form (anatomy) and function (physiology) of the human body through evaluation of organ system function and integrative function across systems in health and disease;
  • prepares students to employ their fundamental knowledge of human physiology together with the scientific method, disciplinary research, and evidence-based reasoning to solve problems in their chosen professional and/or graduate career fields;
  • develops skills and interpersonal competencies relevant to a diverse range of career pathways; and
  • instills an understanding and appreciation of the relevance of healthy behaviors to a fulfilling and productive life, and the importance of lifelong learning in the rapidly evolving fields of human physiology and the health sciences.