Curriculum

The biology minor is open to all majors except Biology-Health Sciences majors. It is especially recommended for students who want to further their knowledge in biology as it relates to their chosen field. The minor offers specialized courses in biology and will document student proficiency in specific areas of biology. A minimum of 24 credits is required to complete the minor. Any substitution for elective courses must be approved by an advisor in the Natural Sciences Department. Students are advised to pay strict attention to prerequisites when selecting courses for the biology minor.

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Biology Minor - Curriculum Page 

Core Requirements:

Students must complete all of:

  • BIO 211 - Principles of Biology Credit Hours: 4
  • BIO 212 - Principles of Biology Credit Hours: 4
  • BIO 213 - Principles of Biology Credit Hours: 4

Elective Requirements:

Students must complete 12 credit hours from the electives list below, with the following restrictions:

  • 12 elective credits must be upper-division (300-level or higher);

Electives List:

  • BIO 313 - Botany and Plant Taxonomy Credit Hours: 4
  • BIO 331 - Human Anatomy/Physiology I Credit Hours: 5
  • BIO 332 - Human Anatomy/Physiology II Credit Hours: 5
  • BIO 333 - Human Anatomy/Physiology III Credit Hours: 5
  • BIO 337 - Aquatic Ecology Credit Hours: 4
  • BIO 341 - Medical Genetics Credit Hours: 3
  • BIO 342 - Cell Biology Credit Hours: 4
  • BIO 345 - Medical Microbiology Credit Hours: 5
  • BIO 352 - Developmental Biology Credit Hours: 4
  • BIO 357 - Intro to Neuroscience Credit Hours: 3
  • BIO 426 - Evolutionary Biology Credit Hours: 3
  • BIO 436 - Immunology Credit Hours: 4
  • Other special topics courses, undergraduate research, or transfer courses may also be applied towards the minor with the permission of the Natural Sciences Department.