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Human Biology

Human Biology

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:

  • Describe basic human biology concepts
  • Describe skeletal & muscular systems
  • Articulate Nervous System and Sensory System related to human health
  • Analyze respiratory, circulatory, immune, and digestive systems
  • Describe urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems
  • Describe genetics and biotechnology and their application

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182 Student Reviews
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by Ashley M. on August 13, 2018
Some of the questions were not on the challenges or milestones. I wish the tutorials gave scenarios like the milestones and challenges did.
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by Sheila V. on August 7, 2018
This course was pretty good. It's not something you can do in a day like some of the easier classes and you do have to sufficiently study for the tests, but I did complete it way ahead of their scheduled time line. It is probably not as thorough as a traditional course, but I like that the finals don't alter your score as long as you still pass them. It's also nice that they don't have to be proctored. I enjoyed learning many new things through this course. This course allowed me to gain sufficient credits to apply for my licensure through work.
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by Brianna H. on July 29, 2018
One of my favorite classes yet. I learned a lot and it reaffirmed my love for the medical field. I highly recommend this course!
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by Quinn G. on July 28, 2018
Amazing program and I loved it! I can't wait to take more classes through Sophia!
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by Julianne S. on July 26, 2018
Honestly this has been one of the best educational experiences, the Human Biology course is interactive, concise, user friendly and simple to follow. I love that there are videos and the quizzes and milestones have a variety of questions such as fill in the blank, multiple choice and matching. I have other courses to take through Sophia and I look forward to them.
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by Ashlee M. on July 20, 2018
Needed this class for my master's degree. I loved the content and finished it in 13 days. Great teachers and tutorial videos!
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by Natalie B. on July 19, 2018
This course was easy to follow and the tutorial videos were informative.
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by Darrena S. on July 19, 2018
I totally enjoyed taking this course here at Sophia I recommend anyone who wants valid data for a lower class price. Thanks, Darrena Strawder

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