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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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  • United States Sports Academy Equivalency: Natural 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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286 Student Reviews
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by Apple Jane L. on July 17, 2019
Good course. It would be good to have tech support available 24/7.
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by Rachel G. on July 13, 2019
fantastic
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by Kassandra B. on July 10, 2019
A little complicated to understand just reading the text but the videos help. Information overload! Make sure you are prepared! Very informative and interesting though and enjoyed learning
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by Roberta D. on July 10, 2019
Thank you Sofia Courses for offering such an awesome program for students to achieve credits, and reach their goals. I myself have competed eight courses and will be graduating this year, thanks to you all ! Human Biology was a very informative and a much needed course. Amanda Soderlind's presentations helped in understanding the concepts throughout the course. I recommend this class to everyone very easy to follow. Thank you, Roberta
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by Allison S. on July 9, 2019
awesome course! Thank you for making the terminology so easy to understand!
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by Arriette R. on July 7, 2019
Great course. Lots of content to cover. Found it easy because of my medical background. Had issues with the videos stopping part way and had to start over each time, which was rather frustrating. Reported the issue and attempts made to fix it but problem continued. That was the only negative experience.
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by Jennie C. on July 5, 2019
I really enjoyed the course, Amanda was great and very illustrative which is very helpful. Final course milestone was pretty hard thou, but doable
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by Tonya F. on July 5, 2019
I do wish it were easier to reference information in each learning chapter. Perhaps a search button?

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  • 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.
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