To declare the Biology Minor or for more information, please contact the Biology Office in Higgins 355 (617-552-3540).

Course Requirements

  • BIOL2000 Molecules & Cells
  • BIOL2010 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), CHEM4461 (Biochemistry 1), and CHEM4462 (Biochemistry II) may also be used. 
Note: Some biology courses may have pre-requisites that may not be applied towards the 18 credits required for the minor. BIOL2300 (Biostatistics) may be used toward the 18 credits for class of 2026 and earlier. In accordance with A&S policy, a student may count no more than one course towards a major and minor.