Human Biology Program
Minor in Human Biology
Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements HUBIMIN
Requirements
The minor requires at least 21 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
 Bioanthropology. One (1) course:
 ANTHB 200 Bioanthropology
ANTHB 200 Bioanthropology
 Credits
 4
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Introduction to the natural history of humans (Homo sapiens). Includes coverage of evolutionary theory and its relevance for understanding contemporary human biology, genetics and inheritance, description and analysis of human biological variation and adaptation, humanenvironment biocultural interactions, similarities and differences between humans and nonhuman primates, and the fossil record for primate and human evolution.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
 Statistics. One (1) course:
 ANTHA 306 Anthropological Statistics
 CJUSK 300 Techniques of Data Analysis
 ECONE 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics
 ECONS 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics: Honors
 LAMPL 316 Junior Seminar: Analytical Problem Solving
 POLSY 395 Quantitative Political Analysis
 PSYK 300 Statistical Techniques
 SOCS 371 Statistics in Sociology
 STATS 300 Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods
 STATS 303 Applied Statistical Methods for the Life Sciences
ANTHA 306 Anthropological Statistics
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Fundamentals of univariate and bivariate statistics, construction and interpretation of graphs, and computerassisted data analysis. Both statistical methodology and theory will be emphasized as well as computer literacy. Students will examine the primary literature in all branches of anthropology to familiarize themselves with the role of statistics in anthropological research.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, MATHK 300, MATHK 310, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, SPEAK 300, SPHQ 381, STATK 310, STATS 300, STATS 301, or STATS 303.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
CJUSK 300 Techniques of Data Analysis
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Notes
 R: To be successful in this course, students should have an understanding of basic algebra.
 Description
 CJUSK 300 covers the properties of single variables, the measurement of association between pairs of variables, and statistical inference. Additional topics, such as the analyses of qualitative and aggregated data, address specific criminal justice concerns.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, MATHK 300, MATHK 310, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, SPEAK 300, SPHQ 381, STATK 310, STATS 300, STATS 301, or STATS 303.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
ECONE 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 MATHM 118, MATHS 118, or MATHV 118
 Notes
 R: ECONE 252 or ECONB 252 and MATHM 119
 Description
 Lectures emphasize the use of basic probability concepts and statistical theory in the estimation and testing of single parameter and multivariate relationships. In computer labs, using Microsoft Excel, each student calculates descriptive statistics, probabilities, and least squares regression coefficients in situations based on current business and economic events.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, MATHK 300, MATHK 310, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, SPEAK 300, SPHQ 381, STATK 310, STATS 300, STATS 301, or STATS 303.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
ECONS 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics: Honors
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 MATHM 118, MATHS 118, or MATHV 118; and Hutton Honors student
 Notes
 R: MATHM 119 and ECONE 252 or ECONB 252
 Description
 Honors course. Designed for students of superior ability. Covers same core material as ECONE 370.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, MATHK 300, MATHK 310, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, SPEAK 300, SPHQ 381, STATK 310, STATS 300, STATS 301, or STATS 303.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
LAMPL 316 Junior Seminar: Analytical Problem Solving
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 Admission to the LAMP honors certificate program
 Description
 A discussion course emphasizing the use of quantitative methods and analytical skills in exploring and solving businessrelated problems. Topics vary with the instructor and year and include mathematical modeling and operations research, organizational control, and corporate finance.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
POLSY 395 Quantitative Political Analysis
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Introduction to methods and statistics used in political inquiry, including measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, sampling, statistical inference and hypothesis testing, measures of association, analysis of variance, and regression.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, MATHK 300, MATHK 310, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, SPEAK 300, SPHQ 381, STATK 310, STATS 300, STATS 301, or STATS 303.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
PSYK 300 Statistical Techniques
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 One of MATHM 106, MATHM 118, MATHM 119, MATHM 211, MATHM 212, MATHS 211, MATHS 212, MATHV 118, or, MATHV 119
 Description
 Introduction to statistics; nature of statistical data; ordering and manipulation of data; measures of central tendency and dispersion; elementary probability. Concepts of statistical inference and decision: estimation and hypothesis testing. Special topics include regression and correlation, analysis of variance, nonparametric methods.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, MATHK 300, MATHK 310, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, SPEAK 300, SPHQ 381, STATK 310, STATS 300, STATS 301, or STATS 303.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
SOCS 371 Statistics in Sociology
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Introduces the logic of statistical inference. Students will learn how to use sample data to reach conclusions about a population of interest by calculating confidence intervals and significance tests. Estimating the effects of multiple independent variables using crosstabulations and/or regression.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, MATHK 300, MATHK 310, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, SPEAK 300, SPHQ 381, STATK 310, STATS 300, STATS 301, or STATS 303.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
STATS 300 Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods
 Credits
 4
 Prerequisites
 None
 Notes
 R: Mastery of high school algebra; or MATHM 014. Lecture and laboratory
 Description
 Introduction to methods for analyzing quantitative data. Graphical and numerical descriptions of data, probability models of data, inference about populations from random samples. Regression and analysis of variance.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, MATHK 300, MATHK 310, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, SPEAK 300, SPHQ 381, STATK 310, STATS 300, STATS 301, or STATS 303.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
STATS 303 Applied Statistical Methods for the Life Sciences
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Notes
 R: Mastery of high school algebra; or MATHM 014
 Description
 Introduction to methods for analyzing data arising in the life sciences, designed for biology, human biology, and premedical students. Graphical and numerical descriptions of data, probability models, fundamental principles of estimation and hypothesis testing, inferences about means, correlation, linear regression.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, MATHK 300, MATHK 310, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, SPEAK 300, SPHQ 381, STATK 310, STATS 300, STATS 301, or STATS 303.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
 History and Philosophy of Science. One (1) course:
 HPSCX 102 Revolutions in Science: Plato to NATO
 HPSCX 200 Scientific Reasoning
HPSCX 102 Revolutions in Science: Plato to NATO
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 An introduction to the formative steps in the scientific tradition. The course will survey in a chronological sequence aspects of the Aristotelian worldview, the Copernican revolution, the mechanical philosophy, the chemical and Darwinian revolutions, and the rise of twentiethcentury science.
 Fall 2024CASE SHcourse
HPSCX 200 Scientific Reasoning
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Patterns of scientific reasoning presented in a simple form useful to both nonscientists and prospective scientists for understanding and evaluating scientific information of all sorts. Illustrations in the natural, biological, behavioral, and biomedical sciences are drawn from a wide variety of historical and contemporary sources, including popular magazines and newspapers.
 Repeatability
 May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
 The Intricate Human. One (1) course:
 HUBIB 200 The Intricate Human
 HUBIS 200 The Intricate Human, Honors
HUBIB 200 The Intricate Human
 Credits
 4
 Prerequisites
 ANTHB 200; and one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, LAMPL 316, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, STATS 300, STATS 303
 Description
 Interdisciplinary study of the human organism including genetics, metabolism and other aspects of physiology, behavior, culture, and environmental context. Casebased approaches to specific content will reflect faculty expertise, student interests, and current issues in human biology. Emphasis is placed on developing scientific literacy and implementing the scientific method.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of HUBIB 200 or HUBIS 200.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
HUBIS 200 The Intricate Human, Honors
 Credits
 4
 Prerequisites
 P : ANTHB 200; and one of ANTHA 306, CJUSK 300, ECONE 370, ECONS 370, LAMPL 316, POLSY 395, PSYK 300, PSYK 310, SOCS 371, STATS 300, STATS 303
 Description
 Interdisciplinary study of the human organism including genetics, metabolism and other aspects of physiology, behavior, culture, and environmental context. Casebased approaches to specific content will reflect faculty expertise, student interests, and current issues in human biology. Emphasis is placed on developing scientific literacy and implementing the scientific method.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of HUBIS 200 or HUBIB 200.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
 Human Dilemmas. One (1) course:
 HUBIB 300 Human Dilemmas
 HUBIS 300 Human Dilemmas, Honors
HUBIB 300 Human Dilemmas
 Credits
 4
 Prerequisites
 HUBIB 200 or HUBIS 200
 Description
 Social and ethical consideration of the human condition and of the construction of scientific knowledge through casebased investigation of biological processes integrating multiple disciplinary perspectives. Emphasis is placed on logical interpretation of data and on effective communication of evidence and claims. Specific content will reflect faculty expertise.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of HUBIB 300 or HUBIS 300.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
HUBIS 300 Human Dilemmas, Honors
 Credits
 4
 Prerequisites
 HUBIB 200 or HUBIS 200
 Description
 Social and ethical consideration of the human condition and of the construction of scientific knowledge through casebased investigation of biological processes integrating multiple disciplinary perspectives. Emphasis is placed on logical interpretation of data and on effective communication of evidence and claims. Specific content will reflect faculty expertise.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of HUBIS 300 or HUBIB 300.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
 Complex Problems of Humanity. One (1) course:
 HUBIB 400 Complex Problems of Humanity
HUBIB 400 Complex Problems of Humanity
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 HUBIB 300 or HUBIS 300
 Description
 Capstone experience focusing on the interface of science and society. Students critically analyze realworld contemporary challenges that impact the human condition. Topics vary based on faculty expertise and student interest. Emphasis is on student research or service learning, communicating science, peer review, and making scientificallyinformed arguments.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
 Minor GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
 Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C is earned—is required.
 Minor Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
 Minor Upper Division Credit Hours. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
 Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IUadministered or IU cosponsored Overseas Study program.
Minor Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:
 Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
 Any course directed to a nonAddenda requirement through an approved exception
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This program of study cannot be combined with the following:
 Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology (HUBIBA)
 Bachelor of Science in Human Biology (HUBIBS)
 [Name unavailable] (HMBIOLACRT)
Exceptions to and substitutions for minor requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.