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 deep 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.
Below is a recommended framework of courses for earning the minor in biology.
|BIO 120 General Zoology OR BIO 125 General Botany||4|
|BIO 215 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology||4|
|BIO 218 Genetics||4|
|Select any 300- or 400-level BIO or ENS course, with permission of minor adviser. Upper-level courses chosen to meet minor requirements cannot be required by (or duplicate) the student's major course of study.||9|