Minor in Biology

Students may seek an academic minor in biology.

The biology minor complements the skills the student gains in his or her major discipline by providing an underlying scientific base upon which to build a career in the life sciences, allied health fields, bioinformatics, environmental management, science journalism, or science education.

Requirements for the Minor

A minor in biology requires the completion of 15 credits of coursework in biology. Any BIOL courses apply.

Courses already applied toward other degree requirements (e.g., major or general education) may not be applied toward the minor. At least 9 credits must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). Prerequisites apply for all courses.

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