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Biology minor

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Biology Minor Sample Degree Plan

 
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Biology Minor

Minor Requirements

Biology, Freshman

BIO 1410 Introduction to Biology I 4 Credits
BIO 1420 Introduction to Biology II 4 Credits
or

BIO 2401 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4 Credits
BIO 2402 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 Credits

BIO 1410, BIO 1420, BIO 2401, BIO 2402* may be used to satisfy the GEC.

Biology, Sophomore

BIO 2424 Evolution & Ecology 4 Credits
or

BIO 2441 Microbiology 4 Credits

Note: Freshman and Sophomore courses must be completed with a C or better before the student is eligible to enroll in advanced biology courses.

Advanced Biology

choose two of the following courses:

BIO 3431 Molecular Genetics 4 Credits
BIO 3470 Conservation Biology 4 Credits
BIO 4412 Molecular Cell Biology 4 Credits
BIO 4426 Infection and Immunity 4 Credits
Total Credit Hours: 20

Course scheduling for students in the minor:

  1. The ‘Core’ requirement for upper level (Junior and Senior) biology courses will be waived for students taking Anatomy and Physiology I and II (BIO 2401 and BIO 2402) instead of Introductory Biology I and (BIO 1410) and Introductory Biology II (BIO 1420).
  2. The Microbiology (BIO 2441) prerequisite of CHE 1415 will be waived for those completing the minor.
  3. The ‘Core’ requirement of Biostatistics (BIO 2320) will be waived for upper level (Junior and Senior) biology courses.
  4. Core classes (Freshman and Sophomore) must be completed with a C or better before the student is eligible to enroll in advanced biology courses.