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

Biology Minor

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The Biology minor enables students to explore fields of biology, or focus on topics in ecology or cell biology.  The minor requires 8 credits of fundamentals in biology, a demonstrated competency in college algebra (3 - 4 credits), and 16 credits in BIOL courses at the 300-level or above.  (Note, some courses have BIOL 300-level prerequisites.  BIOL 350 and 392 may not be included.)

Curriculum for a Minor in Biology

Specific Core Curriculum requirements, 3-4 Hours:

Total hours required, 24 Hours:

Elective biology courses, 16 Hours:

  • Any course numbered BIOL 300 and above except BIOL 350 and BIOL 392.
  • May include up to 4 hours of BIOL 415.

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