2022-2023 Catalog 
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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Minor

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The Biology minor provides an opportunity for students in programs outside of the Biology Major to complement their studies with a concentration in biology. Students experience the breadth of biology by taking general biology, cell physiology, genetics and ecology. 

Program Learning Outcomes

The minor in Biology prepares students to:

  • Articulate and explain principles of cell and molecular biology, organismal biology, ecology, and evolution, 
  • Apply the scientific process and prepare written reports that analyze and evaluate results of scientific investigation,
  • Perform laboratory techniques that assess scientific problems, 
  • Examine and evaluate the primary scientific literature, 
  • Apply principles of social awareness and responsibility to investigations in the life sciences.

Minor Requirements (20 units)

To complete the minor students must take General Biology I with a lab, General Biology II with a lab, Cell Physiology, Genetics with a lab and Ecology.

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