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Biology

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Program Title

Biology

Degree Designation

MIN

Award Type

Minor

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

The Biology Minor introduces students to foundational ideas in biology while enabling them to dive deeper into specialized topics in the biomedical and natural sciences. Coursework in this minor offers an educational experience that helps prepare students for a diversity of careers in and intersecting with STEM.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Science and Engineering

Status

Active

Required GPA for graduation

2.0

Minimum Course Grade

C (2.0)

Minimum Course Grade Applies To

All courses in a select course prefix/rubric

Number of credits in program

24

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Explain and interpret core concepts in biology, including the process of evolution, links between structure and function, and the movement and storage of energy and matter.

Outcome

Recognize and distinguish between the different levels of biological organization, from molecules through cells, organisms and populations, to biomes.

Outcome

Identify and elaborate on the connections between biology and society, and between biology and other disciplines.

Outcome

Explain the scientific method and identify the scope and limits of that process.

Degree Maps

Major Code

1015

Program Code

1015.01