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College: College of Science and Mathematics

Department: Science


The minor in Biology will provide a concentration in modern biological sciences and is especially valuable to students who are considering graduate studies in biomechanics, biomedical engineering, or the management of a biologically-based company.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 19 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course.

Coursework Overview

BIOL 1003 AND 1001, Biological Science and Laboratory may be substituted for one (1) of the core combinations, but this is NOT recommended; Biological Science does NOT serve as a prerequisite for any upper-level electives, so choosing this course as one of the core courses may limit the choices of electives that students may choose.
Sem. Hrs.
Select two of the following core combinations:
BIO 1303 AND 1301, Biology of Animals and Laboratory
BIO 1503 AND 1501, Biology of Plants and Laboratory
BIO 2013 AND 2011, Biology of the Cell and Laboratory
  Upper-level Biology Electives with laboratory
Total Required Hours:

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in Biology.