Requirements of the Biology Minor

The requirements for the Biology minor were revised in January 2015. The class of 2016 may follow the original requirements or the new requirements:

Introductory Biology (2-3 CUs)

Track 1 (2 CUs): BIOL121 with BIOL123 and BIOL124
Track 2 (3 CUs): BIOL101 and BIOL102

Introductory Chemistry (2 CUs)

CHEM101 or 115 (1 CU)
CHEM102 or 116 (1 CU)

Intermediate Biology (4-4.5 CUs) 

Select one course from each of the following groups:
Group 1: BIOL202 or BIOL204 or BIOL205 (1 CU)
(Note: CHEM 251 can be used in place of BIOL 204)
Group 2: BIOL221 (1 CU)
Group 3: BIOL215 or BIOL231 or BIOL251 (1 CU)
Group 4: BIOL230 or BIOL240 (1 CU)

 Additional Biology Course (Track 1 only)

Additional BIOL200, 300, 400, or 500 level courses
Must be a BIOL course, no extradepartmental courses accepted.
At least 3 of the 6 BIOL courses for the minor must be unique to the Biology minor and cannot be counted toward any other majors or minors.