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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Biology Minor

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Program Requirements

  • BIOL 2000  Molecules & Cells
  • BIOL 2010  Ecology & Evolution
  • Additional Biology Electives and Labs numbered 3000 and above to reach a total of 18 Biology Credits.  Three of these additional biology courses must be at least three credits each.  BIOL 2040 (Investigations in Molecular Cell Biology Lab) or BIOL 2300 (Biostatistics) may also be used.


Declaring the Minor

To declare the Biology Minor please contact Megan Barry in the Biology Office (Higgins 355).


Advising for the Minor

For more information regarding the Biology Minor please consult either Professor Kathy Dunn (Higgins 412) or Megan Barry (Biology Office; Higgins 355).


Course Information

Students should choose additional biology electives and labs (3000 level or above) that can also be applied to the Biology Major. Please see the Biology Courses for further information.

The BIOL 2040 Lab (Investigations in Molecular Cell Biology) or BIOL 2300 (Biostatistics) may also be applied towards the Biology Minor.

NOTE: Some biology courses may have pre-requisites that may not be applied towards the 18 credits required for the minor.

In accordance with A&S policy, a student may count no more than ONE course towards a major and minor.