Academic Catalog

2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Biology Minor

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Degree Type Offered: Minor

Consists of 21-24 credit hours including the following courses:

BIOL-110 Principles of Biology I

Credits: 4 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Introduction to the biological sciences, covering biological chemistry, cell/tissue structure and function, genetics and microevolution. Intended for biology, health and human sciences, and environmental science majors. Three lectures and one lab per week. Corequisites: MATH-110 or MATH-118 Biology and environmental science majors should take MATH-110. Other students should consult with their advisor about which course to take. FILA general education: natural and physical sciences

BIOL-111 Principles of Biology II

Credits: 4 Term Offered: Fall and Spring

Introduction to the biological sciences covering macroevolution (systematic, taxonomy, phylogenetics), ecology and biodiversity. Intended for biology and environmental science majors. Three lectures and one lab per week. Prerequisite: BIOL-110

BIOL-309 Genetics

Credits: 4 Term Offered: Fall Only

Introduction to both classical, Mendelian inheritance and molecular genetics with one lab per week. Prerequisites: BIOL-111 or permission of instructor; CHEM-161 recommended BIOL-216 may not be substituted for BIOL-309

And 3 additional 300-400 level BIOL elective courses

For the elective BIOL courses, only 3 credits may be chosen from BIOL-460, BIOL-490, BIOL-491 or BIOL-499, and Internship (BIOL-480) cannot be used to meet this requirement.