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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Biological Sciences


Degree Programs

Undergraduate Minors

Minor in Biological Sciences

Requires a minimum of 20 hours of BIOLOGY course work including:

  • BIOL 1010/1020 Physiological Systems and lab (offered in Spring term)
  • BIOL 1011/1021 Evolution, Heredity & Biodiversity and lab(offered in Winter term)
  • 10 qtr hours of BIOL 2xxx or BIOL 3xxx coursework

*NOTE:  If you intend this minor to also cover the SI-NATS requirement, you must take a 3rd course with a lab, in addition to BIOL 1010/1020 and BIOL 1011/1021.  You would need to take at least one of the following as this 3rd course:

  • BIOL 2120/2121  Cell Structure & Function
  • BIOL 2510/2511  General Genetics
  • BIOL 2010/2011  General Ecology
  • BIOL 2050/2051  Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 3250  Human Physiology

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION consult the Undergraduate Bulletin for the year that you enter University of Denver.

ADVISING QUESTIONS? send inquiries to biology.advising@du.edu.  Please include your DU ID number in your email.

 

Concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience for Psychology Majors

(This gives you BOTH a Biological Sciences minor and the cognitive neuroscience concentration)

Requires the following biology courses:

  • BIOL 1010/1020 Physiological Systems and lab (offered in Spring term)
  • BIOL 1011/1021 Evolution, Heredity & Biodiversity and lab (offered in Winter term)
  • BIOL 2120/2121 Cell Structure & Function (offered in Fall and summer terms and is a prerequisite for the 3000 level courses below)
  • BIOL 3646 Seminar: Cognitive Neuroscience (offered in Winter and Spring terms - should be taken in last year, i.e. after taking some of the neuroscience courses below.) Note: this is a different course than PSYC 3035. Both seminar courses are required for the Psychology Major/Biology Minor Cognitive Neuroscience combination.

Requires ANY 2 of the following neuroscience courses:

  • BIOL 3640  Introduction to Neurobiology (next offered Winter 2016)
  • BIOL 3642  Neuropharmacology (offered in Fall term)
  • BIOL 3641  Systems Neurosciences (offered in Spring term)
  • BIOL 3650  Endocrinology (offered in Winter term and in Spring 2016)
  • BIOL 3644  Neuromuscular Pathophysiology (offered in alternate Winter terms)
  • BIOL 3160  Biophysics:  Ion Channels and Disease (offered in alternate Winter terms)

 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION consult the Undergraduate Bulletin for the year that you enter the University of Denver.

ADVISING QUESTIONS? send inquiries to biology.advising@du.edu. Please include your DU ID number in your email.