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Biology Degree Program

Aven Nelson Building

1000 E. University Ave, WY 82071

Phone: 1-307-766-4158

Fax: 1-307-766-2851

Email: thanse23@uwyo.edu

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR IN BIOLOGY

Total credit hours: 21-24

 

 

Students who are majoring in Biology may not declare a Minor in Biology. Elective credit hours used towards the BIOL minor must be in courses not being counted towards a student’s major. A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses. At least 25% of credit hours for the BIOL minor must be earned in upper division courses.

REQUIRED COURSES (12 credit hours)
LIFE 1010 General Biology (4)

Select two (2) of the following courses:
LIFE 2021 Microbiology (4)
LIFE 2022 Animal Biology (4)
LIFE 2023 Biology of Plants and Fungi (4)

ELECTIVE COURSES (9-12 credits)
Select one different course from each of three of the following subject areas. One of the three courses must have a laboratory component.

MOLECULAR/GENETICS/CELL BIOLOGY
LIFE 3050 Genetics (4)
LIFE 3600 Cell Biology (4)
MOLB 3000 Introduction to Molecular Biology (3)
ZOO 4425 Genetic Markers (3)

MORPHOLOGY/PHYSIOLOGY
BOT 3000 Plant Form and Function (4)
BOT 4395 Symbiosis (4)
BOT 4730 Plant Physiological Ecology (4)
ZOO 4190 Comparative Environmental Physiology (4)
ZOO 4330 Icthyology (3)
ZOO 4350 Ornithology (3)
ZOO 4370 Mammalogy (3)
ZOO 4540 Invertebrate Zoology (4)
ZOO 4380 Herpetology (3)

EVOLUTION
LIFE 3500 Evolutionary Biology (3)
LIFE 3600 Plant Diversity and Systematics (4)
BOT 4280 Paleobotany (4)

ECOLOGY
LIFE 3400 General Ecology (3)
BOT 4280 Paleobotany (4)
BOT 4700 Vegetation Ecology (4)
BOT 4730 Plant Physiological Ecology (4)
BOT 4745 Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology (4)
BOT 4775 Forest Ecology (4)
MOLB 4540 Microbial Diversity and Ecology (4)
ZOO 4415 Behavioral Ecology (3)
ZOO 4420 Conservation Biology (3)
ZOO 4440 Limnology (3)
ZOO 4400 Population Ecology (3)

Credit in other courses with different prefixes in the biological sciences area may be applied to the minor in Biology at the discretion of a student’s minor advisor.

 

For more information please contact David Williams at DGW@uwyo.edu


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Phone: 1-307-766-4158

Fax: 1-307-766-2851

Email: thanse23@uwyo.edu

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