Sep 30, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Minor

Minor Requirements: 18

Minor Core Courses (8 credit hours)

The following four (4) courses are required (8 credit hours)

Minor Electives (10 credit hours)

Ten (10) credits of any upper-level courses with the prefixes (excluding coursework indicated for non-majors):

  • BOT
  • BSC
  • MCB
  • PCB
  • ZOO

GPA Requirements

Students in the Biology minor must maintain 2.0 grade point average.

Grading Requirements

A minimum grade of C- is required for all courses and labs.

Other Information

Students who are declared in any Biology or Microbiology major offered by the Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology or the Department of Integrative Biology are ineligible for this minor.

Advising Information

USF students schedule advising appointments online through USF Archivum Platform. Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester to discuss course planning, degree progression, and career preparation. 

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