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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

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  • 3 semester credits at Excelsior College
  • Excelsior College Equivalency: Natural Science/ Math (GEN ED)
  • Category: Math and Science

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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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172 Student Reviews
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by Emily L. on July 7, 2018
this course was informative, and challenging, Loved it! Only issues I had were milestones not actually unlocking
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by Megan H. on July 4, 2018
The information that I was tested on in challenges and milestones seemed a little random most of the time. As a personal preference, I also prefer to receive information as facts and be tested on facts, instead of being given a series of long "word problems" that involve a story line.
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by Ryan D. on July 4, 2018
The course material was fairly complex, but passing the exams was pretty easy. Finished the course in about 10 days.
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by Katherine B. on June 30, 2018
There were several spelling errors in the Sophia Tutorial. The pictures in these tutorials were often cropped in odd ways which made them difficult to use. More diagrams and pictures would definitely be helpful! Thanks for the course
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by Mark P. on June 26, 2018
Great course. I enjoyed challenges for each section, the information from the tutorials were on target. Thank you.
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by JORDAN R. on June 25, 2018
Very informative. Great class!
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by Marie B. on June 21, 2018
This class was great! Informative, easy to understand, and easy to navigate.
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by HEATHER H. on June 17, 2018
This course was a refresher and most basic terms are easily understood. Ensuring an understanding of the glossary terms prior to completing the unit is beneficial. I would give five stars but the end ID milestone has caused me multiple issues across multiple classes. It would be better if Sophia could have a check in for the ID test and hold your place at that point. Twice the proctor has informed me that I have missed the assigned time, even though I was present prior to and throughout the verification. The staff at Sophia corrected the problems as fast as they possibly could however very frustrating to waste time and in the end still not get to take the exam. Overall the class really is beneficial to those needing a refresher. Onto the next class!!

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  • Q: Does Sophia accept third-party payment for tuition, such as financial aid or military benefits?
    A: Sophia courses are not eligible for most third party payment methods, and must be paid for by credit or debit card. Tuition is due at the time of course registration. Sophia offers both full and partial payment plans as part of the registration process.
  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?
    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

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