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Minor

Biology  Minor

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Department of Integrative Biology



The minor in Biology includes a required introductory biology sequence with a chemistry prerequisite or corequisite (BI 211, BI 212, BI 213, *Principles of Biology), a required course in cell and molecular biology (BI 314) and 13 or more credits of upper-division courses offered under the elective areas listed below. Equivalent courses taken at other institutions may be substituted. Any substitutions must be approved by the Biology Program office. No upper-division course used to satisfy a major requirement may be used to fulfill the physiology, ecology and systematics, evolution, or genetics elective areas below.

Required (16)

BI 211, BI 212, BI 213. *Principles of Biology (4,4,4)
BI 314. Cell and Molecular Biology (4)

 

Electives: Choose one course in each of the following subject areas:

Physiology:
BOT 331. Plant Physiology (4)
Z 423. Environmental Physiology (4)
Z 425. Embryology and Development (5)
Z 430. Principles of Physiology (4)
Z 431. Vertebrate Physiology (4)
Z 432. Vertebrate Physiology (4)

Ecology and Systematics:
BI 370. Ecology (3)
BOT 341. Plant Ecology (4)
BOT 425. Flora of the Pacific Northwest (3)
ENT 420. Insect Ecology (3)
MB 448. Microbial Ecology (3)
Z 351. Marine Ecology (3)
Z 361. Invertebrate Biology (3)
Z 365. Biology of Insects (4)
Z 371. Vertebrate Biology (3)

Evolution:
BI 445. Evolution (3)
HSTS 415. *^Theory of Evolution and Foundation of Modern Biology (4)
Z 345. *Introduction to Evolution (3)

Genetics:
BI 311. Genetics (4)
MB 310. Bacterial Molecular Genetics (3)
MCB 530. Introduction to Population Genetic (3)

Total=29 or more credits

Minor Code: 509


 
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