Biology - Undergraduate Minor

The courses of the Biology minor represent core biological content, critical for a general view of biology. A student cannot earn a bachelor’s degree in Biology and also earn a minor in Biology.


A minor in Biology must include 20 credits in Biology, of which at least 9 credits must be numbered 300 and above.

No more than 3 credits of special topics or individual study courses may be applied to the minor. A grade of C- or better must be earned in all courses.

Prefix Title Credits
Required Courses
BIOL 111GNatural History of Life3
BIOL 111GLNatural History of Life Laboratory1
BIOL 211GCellular and Organismal Biology3
BIOL 211GLCellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory1
BIOL 301Principles of Ecology3
or BIOL 377 Cell Biology
BIOL 305Principles of Genetics3
BIOL 467Evolution3
Select any Biology courses to bring the total credits to 20.
Total Credits20