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Program at a Glance

Undergraduate Certificate
College of Sciences
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The Human Biology Certificate blends biological anthropology with a foundation in anatomy and the biological sciences. The certificate is especially appropriate for anthropology, biology, and biomedical sciences students seeking an enhanced and interdisciplinary foundation in human biology.

Certificates will be awarded only at the time of degree completion.

Certificate Requirements

  • A minimum overall 2.0 GPA is required in courses used to satisfy the requirement.
  • At least 12 hours used toward the certificate must be earned at UCF within the participating departments.
  • Only two anthropology courses can overlap for students enrolled in multiple anthropology programs (minors and certificates). (Note: The myKnight Audit cannot capture overlapping courses between two or more programs; therefore, students should have their program reviewed by the department before filing for graduation.)
  • Internship, Co-op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the certificate without prior approval.
  • One course substitution will be only be allowed with prior approval from a certificate advisor.
  • Students must select and meet with a certificate advisor in either the Anthropology or Biology department.

Prerequisite Courses

  • Students must satisfy each course's prerequisites before enrolling in the class.

Additional Information

  • Anthropology majors must select courses from Restricted Electives Group A.
  • Biology majors must select courses from Restricted Electives Group B.
  • Biomedical Sciences majors must select courses from Restricted Electives Group C.
  • All other majors must select courses from Group D.

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