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Minors

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Biology Minor

Minor Requirements
Select twenty credit hours in Biology or related coursework:20
Principles of Biology
Principles of Organismal Biology
Principles of Cell Biology
Genetics
Human Ecology
Introduction to Wildlife Conservation
Ecology
Anatomy and Physiology
Medical and Public Health Microbiology
Plant Morphology
History and Philosophy of the Natural Sciences
Animal Physiology
Ornithology
Introduction to Paleontology
Plant Systematics
Local Flora
Development of Federal Wildlife Law
Pathophysiology
Herpetology
Microbiology
Molecular Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Invertebrate Biology
Vertebrate Biology
Medical Parasitology
Mammalogy
Animal Behavior
Biology Teaching Practicum 1
Immunology
Biology Internship 1
Plant Physiology
Virology
Independent Research/Project 1
Entomology
Applied Nutrition
Fitness and Sports Nutrition

Note: Careful attention must be given to course prerequisites when planning the Biology minor.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Have a valid and declared major on file (minors cannot be awarded in the same areas as the major, emphasis or concentration).
  2. Earn a minimum of 3 credit hours beyond the major, emphasis, concentration and/or general studies requirements.
  3. Earn a minor GPA of at least 2.0.

NEW minor – information coming soon!

Geography Minor

Minor Requirements
GEO 100World Geography3
GEO 160Physical Geography4
GEO 426Geographic Information Systems4
Select one course from the following:3
Human Ecology
Geography of the United States and Canada
Select one course from the following:3
Geography of Asia
Geography of Europe
Select one course from the following:3
Sustainable Energy
Globalization, Labor, and Resources
Total Credit Hours20

Graduation Requirements

  1. Have a valid and declared major on file (minors cannot be awarded in the same areas as the major, emphasis or concentration).
  2. Earn a minimum of 3 credit hours beyond the major, emphasis, concentration and general studies requirements.
  3. Earn a grade of C or higher in all minor coursework.
  4. Earn a minor GPA of at least 2.0.

Are you ready to declare a minor? Download, sign and submit the form to the Biology Department.

  • Minor: Biology
  • Minor: Earth and Environmental Science (coming soon)
  • Minor: Geography

Declaring a Minor
Students should choose a minor that is different from their major, emphasis or concentration. Minor coursework consists of a minimum of four credit hours beyond the student’s major, emphasis, concentration and general studies requirements.

Requirements for All Minors
To be awarded a minor, an overall GPA of at least 2.0 must be earned in the required minor coursework, unless noted. The same course in a degree minor may be used to fulfill major course requirements unless stated in a major or minor.