Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Biology, Minor


The Biology Minor requires 26-27 units: 17 units are lower division requirements, which may also be used, where allowed, to satisfy General Education requirements; 9-10 units of upper division biology courses are required.

Lower Division Requirements
BIO 120Principles of Biology I3
BIO 121Principles of Biology Lab I1
BIO 122Principles of Biology II3
BIO 123Principles of Biology II Lab1
BIO 124Principles of Biology III3
BIO 125Principles of Biology Lab III1
CHE 110General Chemistry I5
Upper Division Requirements
Select 9 to 10 units from the following for which the prerequisites have been met: 19-10
Elem Hum Anat & Physiol
and Elem Hum Anatomy Phys Lab
Molecular Biology
and Molecular Biology Laboratory
BIO 3xx
BIO 4xx
No more than three units from the following:
Independent Study
Internship in Biology
Directed Research in Biology
Total Hours26-27

At least six units must be taken at the 300- or 400-level. Six units must be taken in residence.