Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 
    May 25, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Minor

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Biology Minor Learning Outcomes:

Students who successfully complete a minor in Biology are expected to be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a general understanding of the central features of the extraordinarily diverse and expanding landscape of modern biology;
  2. Demonstrate a general understanding of the standard laboratory tools, methodology, and process of biological research and of the basics of scientific writing;
  3. Present the results of research clearly and effectively in both written and oral forms;
  4. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of important principles and/or laboratory techniques in at least two different biological sub-disciplines.

The Biology Minor

Students who minor in Biology may not major in Biochemistry. A minor in Biology must comprise 20 semester credit hours in Biology, or courses cross-listed with Biology, including the following:

Not all courses are offered each year, and the College reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses for enrollment, staffing, or other reasons.


Additional Requirements:

In order to obtain an adequate understanding of modern biology, a Biology minor must also complete 8-12 semester credit hours in chemistry courses, including:


All courses required for the Biology minor must be taken for a letter grade.

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