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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Biological Sciences


Degree Programs

Undergraduate Minors

A minor may be earned in one of three areas of study:

  • Biology 
  • Ecology and Biodiversity 
  • Molecular Biology

Requirements for a Minor in Biology

Minimum of 20 hrs of BIOL coursework that includes:

  • BIOL 1010 and BIOL 1011 (with labs) (10 qtr hrs)
  • 10 qtr hrs of BIOL 2xxx or BIOL 3xxx coursework

See the Chair of Biological Sciences for advising about course selection.

Requirements for a Minor in Ecology & Biodiversity

Minimum of 20 hrs of BIOL coursework that includes:

  • BIOL 1010 and BIOL 1011 (with labs) (10 qtr hrs)
  • BIOL 2010 General Ecology (5 qtr hrs)
  • One course in conservation biology

See the Chair of Biological Sciences for advising about course selection.

Requirements for a Minor in Molecular Biology

Minimum of 20 hrs of BIOL coursework that includes:

  • BIOL 1010 and BIOL 1011 (with labs) (10 qtr hrs)
  • 10 qtr hrs of BIOL 2xxx or BIOL 3xxx coursework

See the Chair of Biological Sciences for advising about course selection.