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Minor in Biology

The Minor in Biology is open to all majors in the University. To declare a Minor in Biology or obtain advice, students should consult an undergraduate advisor in the College of Sciences Undergraduate Advising Center. All students pursuing the minor must complete a minimum of 19 semester credit hours of Biology courses. It should be noted that students seeking a minor must also complete applicable support coursework in chemistry, computer science, physics, mathematics and statistics as needed to fulfill the normal prerequisites for any course listed below. All Biology courses and their prerequisites must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better, and students must achieve a grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work used to satisfy the requirements of the minor.

  1. 10 semester credit hours of required courses:

    BIO  1404  Biosciences I
    BIO  1413  Biosciences II
    BIO  2313  Genetics

  2. 9 semester credit hours of 3000- or 4000-level organized biology courses. (Excludes laboratory, independent study, research and seminar courses. Substitutions are not allowed without approval of the Biology department.)