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, 19-20 credit hours
Students seeking a minor in Biology should align 200 level courses with expected course work at the 300 and 400 level, taking prerequisites into consideration. BIO 369, 394, and 498 are excluded from counting towards a minor. Please examine the options that are listed for biology majors as potential sources of 300 and 400 level course work based on your interest.
You may choose one of the following study emphasis:
Environmental Science Emphasis: Directed Electives - 11*
BIO 216 - Ecology
Cellular/Molecular Biology Emphasis: Directed Electives - 11*
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