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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
Human Ecology
Introduction to Wildlife Conservation
Anatomy and Physiology
Medical and Public Health Microbiology
Plant Morphology
History and Philosophy of the Natural Sciences
Molecular Cell Biology
Animal Physiology
Introduction to Paleontology
Plant Systematics
Local Flora
Development of Federal Wildlife Law
Developmental Biology
Invertebrate Biology
Vertebrate Biology
Medical Parasitology
Animal Behavior
Biology Teaching Practicum 1
Biology Internship 1
Plant Physiology
Independent Research/Project 1
Applied Nutrition
Fitness and Sports Nutrition

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

University 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.

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

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.