Biology Minor

The minimum prerequisites for the biology minor are a B- in CHEM 101 or a B in one year of high school chemistry, a B- in BIOL 101 or a B in one year of high school biology, and a B- in MATH 110. Students may not earn a biology minor if they are majoring in allied health or biochemistry.

Students must complete all prerequisites for a BIOL or CHEM course with a C- or higher before being allowed to take the course (except as noted in the course description). A student must complete each BIOL or CHEM course with a C- or higher for the course to meet a biology minor requirement.

Lower-division Requirements20
General Biology I 1
General Biology II
General Chemistry I 1,2
Biology of Microorganisms
Cell Biology
Upper-division Electives6
Choose electives from the following list. These may not include units used to fulfill requirements of the student’s major.
Genetics
Ecology 3
Neurobiology
Vertebrate Biology
Medical Microbiology
Mammalian Physiology
Plant Biology
Science Internship
Molecular Biology
Stewardship Ecology
Developmental Biology
Advanced Topics in Biology
Readings
Directed Research
Total Units26
1

Meets the General Education Natural Science requirement.

2

This course may be waived with an appropriate Advanced Placement test score.

3

Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.