Academic Catalog

Biology, Minor

Requirements - Minor

Students seeking a minor in Biology must complete, with a grade of “C” or better in:

CHEM 1113General Chemistry I3
CHEM 1114General Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHEM 1123General Chemistry II3
CHEM 1124General Chemistry II Laboratory1
BIOL 1195Principles of Organismal Lab 11
BIOL 1197Principles of Organismal Biology 13
BIOL 1198Principles of Biology 13
BIOL 1199Principles of Biology Lab 11
Select at least nine semester credit hours of Biology at the 2000 level or above, including at least six semester credit hours at the 3000 level or above9
Total Hours25

Transfer students who earn transfer credit for BIOL 1195 Principles of Organismal Lab, BIOL 1197 Principles of Organismal Biology, BIOL 1198 Principles of Biology, and BIOL 1199 Principles of Biology Lab are required to take BIOL 2299 Quantitative Biology Laboratory for Transfer Students. BIOL 2299 Quantitative Biology Laboratory for Transfer Students will count as a 2000-level credit in the major.

All chemistry courses (8 semester credit hours) and all biology courses (17 semester credit hours) must be passed with a grade of “C” or better.

A minor in Biology is available only to students whose major is outside the Department of Biological Sciences. Medical Humanities majors cannot minor in Biology.