Feb 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Human Biology Concentration, B.S.

The human biology concentration emphasizes biology related to human health and disease, including human physiology and pathophysiology, and it provides a robust foundation for careers in health-related sciences. Many students who graduate from this program enter medical schools in Maine and New England.

Program Requirements

Minimum number of credits (exclusive of the University’s Core Curriculum) required for the emphasis in human biology: 78. A grade of C- or higher is required for all courses listed below.

The following courses are also required:

In addition, students must fulfill the University Core Curriculum requirements, including a Capstone course in the major.

USM Core Requirements

The USM Core Curriculum is a coherent, integrative, and rigorous liberal education that enables our graduates to be world-minded, intentional, life-long learners and captures your general education degree requirements. 

Please Note: Core requirements may be part of your major and/or minor, and Core may have been fufilled with transfer credit. Please consult your MaineStreet Degree Progress Report (DPR) and review your degree progress with your Advisor.  For additional information, access the USM Core webpage.