Minor in Biology

Objectives

The Biology Minor provides an introduction to the vast field of biology. After completing the minor, students should be able to do the following:

  • Articulate the fundamental principles of biology and the scientific process.
  • Explain key concepts related to the field of microbiology.
  • Discuss basic principles of the field of genetics.

Biology Required Courses

Course of Study (21)

  • BIO 1110 - Principles of Biology 1 Credits: 3
  • Or

  • BIO 2113 - Principles of Biology Credits: 3
  • BIO 1111 - Principles of Biology 1 Laboratory Credits: 1
  • BIO 1120 - Principles of Biology 2 Credits: 3
  • BIO 1121 - Principles of Biology 2 Laboratory Credits: 1
  • BIO 3110 - Principles of Microbiology Credits: 3
  • BIO 3111 - Principles of Microbiology Laboratory Credits: 1

Choose 3 of the following 4 courses:
  • BIO 3210 - Fundamental Genetics Credits: 3
  • BIO 3215 - Molecular and General Genetics Credits: 3
  • BIO 3310 - Essential Principles of Biochemistry Credits: 3
  • BIO 3410 - Molecular Biochemistry Credits: 3

Notes:

In pursuing the Biology Minor, the General Education Science will need to be met with a Science course beyond one of the courses listed above. 


Format
On Campus