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Biology Minor

Choosing a minor field of study is optional. A minimum of 15 semester hours of separate identifiable semester credits must be earned for each minor that is declared. The same course may not be used in a major and a minor or among multiple minors unless the course is a required course (not part of a “select” area) in both the major and the minor or among multiple minors.


  • BIO 135 Principles of Biology I (4 credits)
  • BIO 140 Principles of Biology II (4 credits)
  • BIO 283 General Genetics (4 credits)
  • BIO 340 Evolution (3 credits)
  • BIO 381 Cell and Molecular Biology (3 credits)

Plus Two of the Following (6-8 credits)

  • Biology electives – two courses must be 200 or above; must be at least 3-credit courses

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