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Ohio University Majors

Biological Sciences—Human Biology Major


Program Overview

The B.A. with a major in biological sciences--human biology is designed for students interested in human biology and its application to allied health care professions (e.g., occupational therapy, genetic counseling, and, with careful choice of electives, physician assistant and physical therapy programs). This curriculum is also suitable for students who wish to enter law, public health, and health policy fields with a strong science background. It provides a biology-enriched program for liberal arts students by requiring some basic genetics, neuroscience, ecology, and human reproductive physiology within the major; and psychology, sociology, and geography courses outside the department. Students in this track might want to consider a minor in a social science discipline, such as psychology, sociology, or anthropology.

Students interested in medical, dental, or veterinary schools should follow a B.S. track.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students can pursue careers in occupational therapy, genetic counseling, and, with careful choice of electives, physician assistant and physical therapy programs. This curriculum is also suitable for students who wish to enter law, public health, and health policy fields with a strong science background.

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Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Code: BA2128

Contact

College of Arts and Sciences 
Biological Sciences Department 
Irvine Hall 107
Athens, OH 45701
biosci@ohio.edu
https://www.ohio.edu/cas/biosci/

Administrative Contact

Robert Colvin, contact person
colvin@ohio.edu

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