Biology Minor

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The Biology Minor is designed to give students a broad background in basic biological theories and processes, while providing experiences in ecology, evolution, and organismal diversity.

Required Courses
BIOL 411Introductory Biology: Molecular and Cellular4
BIOL 412Introductory Biology: Evolution, Biodiversity and Ecology4
BIOL 541General Ecology (both are writing intensive)4
or ZOOL 690 Evolution
Two courses dealing with organismal surveys 1
Animal Survey Course: Choose one4-5
Aquatic Animal Diversity
Marine Invertebrate Evolution and Ecology
Biology and Diversity of Insects
Plant or Fungus Survey Course: Choose one4
Plant Survey Courses:
Systematic Botany
Introduction to Aquatic Botany
Marine Phycology
Fungus Survey Course:

One must focus on animals, and the other on plants or fungi