Earning your minor in biology is a great addition to many career paths. You can include a biology minor with practically any major. A minor in biology is also appropriate if you want to broaden your knowledge or skills for potential jobs, or even for personal interest.

There's no need to apply but contact us if you're interested in pursuing this minor. To begin earning your biology minor, you must have completed CHEM 100 or a chemistry equivalent.

To earn a minor in biology, you must complete the following courses:

Minor in Biology
19 credit hours

Course Credit Hours
BIO 111 - Principles of Biology 1 4
BIO 112 - Principles of Biology 2 4
BIO 210 - Introduction to Botany 3
8 credit hours from approved electives in biology, botany, or zoology 8
Total 19

Department of Biology
Ball State University
Cooper Life Science Building, CL 121
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-8820
Fax: 765-285-8804