Human Biology provides an in-depth look at cutting edge topics in physiology and epidemiology as they relate to global issues of ethics, anthropology, and socioeconomics, providing the student an understanding of human health beyond basic biological function.  Human Biology majors will learn to evaluate healthcare risks and challenges as they relate to global economies, cultural opinions and environment as well as extrapolate information from clinical research publications and relate new findings to accepted knowledge. Students will investigate  intrinsic and extrinsic diseases as well as disorders of the brain and appreciate ethical considerations and dilemmas that face clinicians, research scientists and drug developers.