Minor in Natural Science

Students may seek an academic minor in natural science.

The natural science minor complements the skills the student gains in his or her major by providing an underlying scientific basis upon which to build a career in natural science, life science, physical science, and the allied health fields, as well as bioinformatics, environmental management, science journalism, and science education.

Requirements for the Minor

A minor in natural science requires the completion of 17 credits of coursework in natural science, chosen from any courses in astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, natural science, and physics.

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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