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Minors

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Biology Minor

Minor Requirements
Select twenty credit hours in Biology or related coursework of the following: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
Molecular Cell Biology
Animal Physiology
Ornithology
Introduction to Paleontology
Plant Systematics
Local Flora
Development of Federal Wildlife Law
Pathophysiology
Herpetology
Microbiology
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.

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.

Earth and Environmental Science Minor

Minor Requirements
A. Required Courses:12
Physical Geology
Meteorology
Physical Geography
B. Choose two of the following:6-8
Human Ecology
Introduction to Paleontology
Sustainable Energy
Geographic Information Systems

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.

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

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.

Entrepreneurship Minor

Minor Requirements
ENT 201Entrepreneurship I3
ENT 301Entrepreneurship II3
Select twelve additional credit hours from the following:12
Group I:
Introductory Financial Accounting
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Personal Finance
Introduction to Business
Business Law I
Organizational Behavior
Principles of Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Professional Selling and Sales Management
Advertising and Promotion
Group II:
Introduction to Web Page Development
Data Analytics
Beginning Drawing I
Two-Dimensional Design
Human Ecology
Technology and Society
Construction Materials
Organic Chemistry II
Environmental Chemistry & Chemical Management
Introduction to Film
Production I
Introduction to Mass Media
Introduction to Strategic Communication
Interpersonal Communication
Persuasion
Small Group Communication
Argumentation and Debate
Organizational Communication
Strategic Communication Campaigns
Economics of Health Care
Economics of the Environment
Electrical Circuits I
Programming for Engineering Technology
Computer-Aided Drafting I
Computer-Aided Drafting II
Engineering Materials
Technical Report Writing
Technology and Society
Creative Writing: Prose
Creative Writing: Poetry
Web Content and Design
Document Design
Multimedia Authoring
French for the Professional
Globalization, Labor, and Resources
Human Resources and Operations Management
Technology And Society
Introduction to Digital Photography
Publication Design
Web Content and Design
Multimedia Storytelling
Media Law and Ethics
Interpersonal Conflict Resolution
Conflict Management
Manufacturing Processes
Manufacturing Methods
Entrepreneurship in Music
Live Sound Reinforcement
Seminar in Music Business Practices
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Social Psychology
Law for the Recreation and Sport Practitioner
Marketing in Recreation and Sport
Entrepreneurship in Recreation and Sport
Spanish for the Professional
Production Participation
Technical Production 1
Acting I
Elementary Chinese I
Elementary French I
Elementary German I
Elementary Spanish I
Elementary Chinese II
Elementary French II
Elementary German II
Elementary Spanish II
Intermediate Chinese I
Intermediate French I
Intermediate German I
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Chinese II
Intermediate French II
Intermediate German II
Intermediate Spanish II
Total Credit Hours18

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.