Natural Science Minor

Through your coursework, you'll learn about the science underlying natural phenomena—knowledge that can serve as a basis for a career in natural science, life science, physical science, allied health fields, bioinformatics, environmental management, science journalism, or science education.

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17 credits from any classes in ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, NSCI, or PHYS

Other Requirements

  • Classes that are applied toward general education or major degree requirements cannot be applied toward the minor (except for the mathematical sciences minor)
  • At least 9 credits must be earned in upper-level classes numbered 300 or above (except for the mathematical sciences minor)
  • You cannot pursue a major and minor in the same area
  • You cannot earn more than one minor
  • At least half the credits earned within the minor must be upper level (unless otherwise specified) and must be earned through UMUC
  • No grade can be lower than C
  • See course descriptions for prerequisites

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