Human Physiology, BS

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 for 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.