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Contact: Deborah Herholtz, Undergraduate Programs Secretary
114 Life Sciences Complex

Faculty David M. Althoff, John M. Belote, Samuel H.P. Chan, Heather Coleman, Steve Dorus, Scott E. Erdman, Thomas P. Fondy, Douglas A. Frank, Jason D. Fridley, Jannice Friedman, Anthony Garza, Paul Gold, Sarah Hall, James A. Hewett, Sandra J. Hewett, Donna Korol, Katharine Lewis, Eleanor Maine, Susan Parks, Melissa Pepling, Scott Pitnick, Ramesh Raina, Surabhi Raina, Mark Ritchie, John M. Russell, Kari A. Segraves, Robert Silver, W. Thomas Starmer, Melody Troeger Sweet, Joseph T. Tupper, Roy Welch, Jason R. Wiles


The minor in biology is an optional program of study that may be taken in addition to the recognized majors in the College. The minor may be appropriate for students wishing to augment majors such as psychology, engineering, chemistry, and illustration with a biological component.

General Requirement:

20 credits of coursework in biology, 12 credits of which must be at the 300-level or above. Students with 8 AP credits for Introductory Biology must take a minimum of 15 credits of graded courses for the minor.

Course Requirements:
BIO 121/123/124 General Biology I and II

Additional 300- to 500-level elective courses to meet the 20 credits must be chosen to augment the interest of the student.