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Department of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Minor

Why Choose the Biological Sciences Program?

Students majoring in another department may earn a Minor in Biological Sciences. The Minor program includes at least of 24 credit hours from a broad selection of courses in Biological Sciences.

The flexibility of the Minor program is intended to accommodate the needs and goals of a variety of students, including people with science majors as well as those from business, liberal arts, and other disciplines. It provides a solid foundation in biological principles and still enables students to focus on particular subdisciplines, such as molecular, organismic, or environmental biology.

Academics and Curriculum

View Biological Sciences Minor program requirements in the Academic Catalog.

Minor in Biological Sciences Checklist (PDF)


Minimum Entry Requirements

  • 24 semester hours earned
  • 2.0 grade point average in the introductory biology courses (BIO 1120 and BIO 1150)