Also available at OSU-Cascades and via Ecampus.
Administered by the Department of Integrative Biology under the School of Life Sciences.
The Biology Minor explores the breadth of contemporary biological knowledge and the essential role it plays in our lives and contemporary issues.
Minor Code: 509
Students majoring in Biochemistry and Biophysics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, BioHealth Sciences, Biology, Botany, Microbiology and Zoology cannot declare the Biology minor. The courses below may be shared with other majors outside of those listed above.
The Biology minor includes a required introductory biology sequence with chemistry prerequisite or corequisite. A C- or better in the BI 2xx series is required to complete the minor. A series of general chemistry, through CH 123 or CH 233 and CH 263, is required for some of the listed courses.
|Select one of the following series:||12|
|*PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY: CELLS|
and *PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY: ORGANISMS
and *PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY: POPULATIONS
|*INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I|
and *INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II
and *INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY III
|Select one course from each of the following subject areas:||12-15|
|Cellular and Molecular Biology|
|CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY|
|*INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR BIOLOGY|
|*BIODIVERSITY: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES, AND CONSERVATION|
|*INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION|
|Organismal and Physiology|
|INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY|
|PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY|
|ADVANCED HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY|
and ADVANCED HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY
|INVERTEBRATE BIOLOGY (Z 362 is optional)|
|DIVERSITY OF LIFE: INVERTEBRATES|
|BIOLOGY OF INSECTS|
|VERTEBRATE BIOLOGY (Z 372 is optional)|
|DIVERSITY OF LIFE: VERTEBRATES|
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
Minor Code: 509