Biology Minor

Students planning to complete the requirements for this minor must make all arrangements with the Biology Department (BIOL) 112 Science I, (607) 436-3703.


Required Courses 8 s.h.

BIOL 180 General Biology I

BIOL 181 General Biology II


Selections 12-16 s.h.

Select four courses, including at least two laboratory/field courses, and at least three 200- or 300- level courses.

  • BIOL 101* Plant Biology
  • BIOL 123 Introduction to Evolution
  • BIOL 201* General Biology III
  • BIOL 202 Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIOL 203* Elementary Microbiology
  • BIOL 204 Genome Project Implications
  • BIOL 205* Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL 206 *Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOL 207 Biology of Cancer
  • BIOL 212* Genetics
  • BIOL 216 Evolution
  • BIOL 220* Economic Botany
  • BIOL 231* Physiology of Exercise
  • BIOL 232* Plant Anatomy
  • BIOL 236* Vascular Plant Systematics
  • BIOL 238* Natural History of Woody Plants
  • BIOL 244* Entomology
  • BIOL 250* Natural History of Vertebrates
  • BIOL 252* Ornithology
  • BIOL 259 Marine Biology
  • BIOL 265 Evolution of Biology
  • BIOL 269* Methods in Population Genetics
  • BIOL 282* Ecology
  • BIOL 284* Wetland Science
  • BIOL 286 Intro To Environmental Pollution
  • BIOL 294 Special Topics in Biology
  • BIOL 298 Undergraduate Seminar
  • BIOL 299 Independent Studies in Biology (advanced standing)
  • BIOL 311 Human Genetics
  • BIOL 312* DNA Laboratory
  • BIOL 317 Biological Literacy
  • BIOL 320* Field Botany
  • BIOL 321* Tropical Biology Field Course
  • BIOL 333* Ecology of Rocky Mountain Regions
  • BIOL 340* Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 342* Invertebrate Zoology
  • BIOl 344* Field Entomology
  • BIOL 346* Parasitology
  • BIOL 349 Neuroendocrinology
  • BIOL 350 Immunology
  • BIOL 351* Biology of Fish
  • BIOL 356* Animal Behavior
  • BIOL 362* Microbiology
  • BIOL 367* Aquatic Pollution
  • BIOL 370* Animal Physiology
  • BIOL 373* Plant Growth and Development
  • BIOL 375 Plant Physiology
  • BIOL 380* Cell Biology
  • BIOL 381* Plant Ecology
  • BIOL 383* Wetlands and Deliniation
  • BIOL 384* Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology
  • BIOL 385* Limnology
  • BIOL 386 Seminar in Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 387* Field Parasitology
  • BIOL 388* Stream Ecology
  • BIOL 394 Special Topics in Biology
  • BIOL 397 Internship in Biology
  • BIOL 398 Undergraduate Seminar
  • BIOL 399 Independent Study in Biology

Total Elective Credits 12-16

Total Minor Credits 20-24

Total Minor Courses 6


Notes:

1. * Laboratory/Field courses

2. BIOL 202 and 205 cannot both be used for Biology minor credit

3. BIOL 203 and 362 cannot both be used for Biology minor credit.

4. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • Oneh-alf (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

5. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with department of minor