A minor in biology trains students in the most important aspects of ecology and genetics, which makes them better qualified to enter professions that require knowledge of living organisms and the environment.
Students enrolling in the biology minor should have normally completed a minimum of 30 credits of course work and be in good academic standing.
Students seeking a minor in biology must successfully complete the following requirements:
Courses used to satisfy the student’s degree program’s graduation requirements can be used towards meeting the requirements of the minor as follows:
Students pursuing two minors must meet the requirements of both minors. Courses used to satisfy the requirements of one minor can double count towards satisfying the requirements of the second minor provided that, at a minimum, 12 credit hours are not double counting.
The minor is not open to environmental sciences students in the environmental biology and ecosystems concentration.
Minor Requirements (minimum of 3 credit hours)
Students must successfully complete one of the following options:
Minor Electives (minimum of 9 credits)
Students must successfully complete a minimum of nine credit hours in courses selected from the following list: