Minor in Biology – 21 credits
The minor in biology at Cal U offers students an opportunity to select from a variety of courses to build a customized program of study. This minor often complements degrees offered by the Chemistry and Earth Sciences departments. Other students who have pursued this option have a genuine interest in biology but do not wish to pursue a second bachelor's degree.
If you are taking biology as a minor, you are required to complete 21 credits: 12 required credits as well as a minimum of nine elective credits, selected in consultation with your adviser.
Get a description of each of Cal U's biology courses from our course catalog:
Below is a recommended framework of courses for earning the minor in biology.
Minor in Biology: 21 credits
Required Courses (12 credits): BIO 120, 125, 215.
A minimum of 9 credits of biology electives selected in consultation with an adviser that are 300/400-level.
Minor in Environmental Science – 22-24 credits
Required Courses (16 credits): BIO 120, 125, 215, 248.
Elective Courses (6-8 credits): 2 animal and plant ecology courses selected in consultation with an adviser that are 300/400-level.