The section of Human and Evolutionary Biology within the Department of Biological Sciences oversees the Human Biology BS at USC. This degree is designed for students seeking a focused course of study in human applied physiology, biomedicine, nutrition and metabolism and/or human evolution. The Human Biology BS is an excellent option for students pursuing pre-professional education in the fields of medicine, physical therapy, dentistry, physician assistant, nursing, nutrition, kinesiology, biomechanics, human evolution, primatology, evolutionary biology, etc.
Summary of Requirements
Students must complete the general core consisting of 24 units. In addition, they must complete all courses listed in the major track of their choice (one thematic module of 20 units), as well as 16 additional units from the restricted elective list or any other track in the major. No more than two courses may be lower division (100- or 200-level) from the major track and electives combined. Total major requirements: 60 units; total degree requirements: 128 units.