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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.
Introduction to Human Biology, Health, and Society is intended for first-year Human Biology, Health, and Society (HBHS) majors. The course provides a foundational framework for the major as well as an introduction to disciplines involved in understanding, integrating, and improving human health from biological, behavioral, environmental, and public policy perspectives. Students will have the opportunity to explore these sub-disciplines and develop interests that will guide their future course choices as well as develop critical thinking skills, the ability to work in groups, communicate, reflect on social and cultural perceptions, and critically read scientific literature.
When Offered Fall.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to First Year HBHS majors or HBHS transfer students. Junior and Senior HBHS students permitted to enroll subject to the enrollment cap.
- Contrast pathogenic mechanisms that underlie a variety of human diseases and understand their implications for clinical presentation and management.
- Examine the social, behavioral, and environmental context of lifestyle factors contributing to human disease, and implications for health equity.
- Analyze approaches to disease prevention from diverse perspectives, including public health, epidemiology, and economics.
- Integrate biological, behavioral, environmental, and economic perspectives to critically evaluate human health.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and collaborative skills to communicate the biological, behavioral, environmental, and economic impacts on human health.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWF Olin Hall 255
- Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
Instruction Mode: In Person
Introduction to Human Biology, Health, and Society is intended for first-year Human Biology, Health, and Society (HBHS) majors. Pre-enrollment is limited to incoming HBHS majors. Enrollment limited to First Year HBHS majors or HBHS transfer students. Please send questions about enrollment in this class to DNS Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org only.
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