Minors

Minor in Biology

For full course descriptions, use the online Academic Calendar.

A minor in Biology provides students with the opportunity to learn about the science of life. The Biology minor is composed of two required courses and four options, for a total of six courses. ​This minor is not available to students enrolled in Health Science or Cellular and Molecular Biology majors.

Required courses:

  • BIOL 1202 - Introduction to Cell Biology
  • BIOL 1204 - The Evolution of Eukaryotes


Two of the following:

  • BIOL 2101 - Genetics
  • BIOL 2102 - How They Do It: Patterns of Reproduction
  • BIOL 2202 - Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 2203 - Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 2213 - Principles of Ecology and Evolution
  • BIOL 2214 - Invertebrate Zoology
  • BIOL 2309 - Plants and People


Two of the following:

  • BIOL 3106 - Evolutionary Biology
  • BIOL 3107 - Evolution in Health and Disease
  • BIOL 3108 - Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 3204 - Histology
  • BIOL 3216 - Human Adaptation to Environmental Stress
  • BIOL 4207 - Womb to Tomb: Embryology, Development and Aging
  • BIOL 4310 - Molecular Ecology
  • BIOL 5301 - Evolution and Ecology Capstone


Note

A minimum grade of C- is required in the courses comprising the minor.

Students should be aware registration in senior level course options may require successful completion of specific courses at the 1000, 2000, and/or 3000 level.