Sophia's Human Biology course helps you analyze fundamental biological principles from a human perspective. The Human Biology topics include the molecular and cellular basis of life, genetics, organ systems, and the impact of nutrition and exercise on human health. Full Description
3 semester credits
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Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
This course helps you analyze fundamental biological principles from a human perspective. The Human Biology topics include the molecular and cellular basis of life, genetics, organ systems, and the impact of nutrition and exercise on human health. In Sophia's Human Biology course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 18 Challenge assessments and 6 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:
Heidi, Thanks for your feedback. Each question in the unit assessments is tied to a key concept that is taught through multiple tutorials by different instructors/methods/formats. We encourage you to view the material through these different perspectives to improve your understanding of the concepts. Our Learning Coaches are also here to help direct you to the right content to help answer the assessment questions. We hope to see you in a future Sophia course.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi Son -- if you take another Sophia course, please remember to rely on our Learning Coach team for support during the course. We can help point you to the instructional content. We can also help prepare you for the assessments with guidance and tips for success. Thank you, and congratulations on your successful course completion!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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