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School of Sciences and Social Sciences

24 credits

Designed to permit students majoring in another field to pursue a program of study in the life sciences, this minor includes a set of core courses that introduce the most important concepts in biology as well as upper-level electives dictated by the personal interests of the student.


Core Courses

20 credits

BIO 110 Molecules and Cells 1
BIO 111 Evolution 1
BIO 210 Ecology
BIO 211 Genetics
BIO 212 Cells and Physiology

1 Students must earn a grade C or higher in both BIO 110 and BIO 111 in order to take any 200-level or higher BIO course.

Upper-Level Elective Course

Select any 300- or 400-level BIO course to bring total credits in Biology to 24 credits.