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Minors

Biology Minor

The minimum prerequisites for this program include one year of high school chemistry, one year of high school biology, and two years of high school algebra. Students must have received a grade of C or better in each of the high school courses.

Biology Minor Requirements28 units
Lower-division Requirements20 units
Each student must take the following and must receive a grade of C or better before being allowed to continue the minor:
BIOL 151
General Biology I*
4
BIOL 152
General Biology II
4
CHEM 151
General Chemistry*/^
4
CHEM 152
General Chemistry II^
4
Select one of the following:
BIOL 115
Anatomy and Physiology
4
BIOL 240
Biology of Microorganisms
4
Upper-division Electives8 units
Select 8 additional units of 300- or 400-level BIOL or BIOC courses, including at least one 4-unit laboratory course. The following BIOL classes also do not fulfill this requirement: BIOL 325, 330, 400, 435, 445, 454, 455, 470, 496. These 8 units may not include units used to fulfill requirements of the student’s major.

*Meets a General Education core requirement. Required of all science majors.
**Meets the Upper-division Writing Intensive requirement.
^This course may be waived with an appropriate Advanced Placement test score.

Chemistry Minor

Chemistry Minor Requirements25 units
CHEM 151
General Chemistry*/^
4
CHEM 152
General Chemistry II^
4
CHEM 300
Quantitative Analysis – Theory
2
CHEM 310
Quantitative Analysis – Laboratory
2
CHEM 251
Organic Chemistry – Theory I
4
CHEM 252
Organic Chemistry – Theory II
4
CHEM 261
Organic Chemistry – Lab
1
CHEM 262
Organic Chemistry – Lab
1
Upper-division Chemistry Elective3 units

*Meets a General Education core requirement
^This course may be waived with an appropriate Advanced Placement test score.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.