Human Biology, B.Sc. | South Dakota State University | Brookings, United States
48 months
Duration
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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About

The curriculum in the Human Biology major at South Dakota State University is designed for students planning to apply to health-related professional programs (e.g. chiropractic, dentistry, medicine, optometry, occupational therapy, physical therapy and physician assistant.)

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Overview

Upon completion of the Human Biology major, students will demonstrate understanding and application of evolution; biological structure and function; biological and biochemical pathways and transformations of energy and matter; biological systems; and biology, biochemical, physiological and structural aspects of the human body.

This Human Biology major at South Dakota State University will be a good fit if you:

  • Seek well being for all
  • Enjoy lifelong learning
  • Enjoy diagnosing and finding solutions
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Appreciate science and the scientific method

Career Opportunities

  • Medical School (M.D. & D.O.)
  • Physician Assistant School (M.S. - P.A.C)
  • Dental School (D.D.S & D.M.D.)
  • Chiropractic School (D.C.)
  • Optometry School (O.D.)
  • Physical Therapy School (D.P.T)
  • Occupational Therapy School (D.O.T.)
  • Mortuary Science

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cancer Biology 
  • Advanced Mammalian Physiology 
  • Developmental Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomechanics 
  • Medical and Veterinary Virology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
44
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
44
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Other requirements

General requirements

For admission to SDSU, we look for one of the following academic achievements:

  • An ACT composite score or ACT superscore of 18 or SAT Math and Reading/Writing subscore total of 970 or
  • Level 3 or higher on Math and English Language Arts Smarter Balance Assessment or
  • A high school cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher or
  • A ranking in the top 60 percent of graduating class.

Students should also complete the following core courses with a “C” average or above:

  • 4 years of English (or ACT English subscore of 18 or above).
  • 3 years of advanced math—Algebra I and higher (or ACT math subscore of 20).
  • 3 years of laboratory science (or ACT science reasoning subscore of 17).
  • 3 years of social science (or ACT reading subscore of 17).
  • 1 year of fine arts (or AP Fine Arts score of 3 or above) Includes vocal, instrumental and studio arts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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