- Biology (BS)*
*You may not combine the biology minor with this major.
Pursuing a biology minor means you’ll be exploring the intricacies of living organisms and their interactions within the natural world. It’ll help you expand your horizons, ignite your curiosity, and embrace the wonders of the living world.
Through this minor, you’ll develop a strong foundation in key biological principles and gain valuable insights into the diversity of life, ecological processes, genetics, and more. Our program emphasizes hands-on learning experiences, allowing you to apply theoretical knowledge in practical settings and develop critical scientific skills.
You’ll understand the fundamental processes of life, from cellular structures to ecosystem dynamics. You’ll also explore the intricate relationships between organisms and their environment, uncover the genetic mechanisms that underpin biological phenomena, and discover the fascinating complexities of the natural world.
The biology minor provides flexibility to tailor your studies and align them with your unique interests and career aspirations. Whether you want to pursue research, enter the health care industry, or contribute to environmental conservation efforts, the biology minor provides a solid foundation that can complement and enrich your chosen major.
Christine H. Terry, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
Chair of the Biology Department
Interim Managing Director of the Ramsey-Freer Herbarium