The minor in biology requires a minimum of 20 credits in biology, including the following:
|Biology core courses|
& BIOZ 151
|Introduction to Biological Sciences I|
and Introduction to Biological Science Laboratory I
& BIOZ 152
|Introduction to Biological Sciences II|
and Introduction to Biological Science Laboratory II
|Select three courses from the following options:||9|
|Cellular and Molecular Biology|
|Select an additional three credits in biology at the upper level (at least one of these credits must be a biology laboratory experience).||3|
Only courses applicable toward the B.S. in Biology can be applied toward the minor in biology. For a list of approved biology electives, see “Biology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)” in the Undergraduate Bulletin.
Students are required to complete each of the biology core courses (listed above) with a minimum grade of C. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for all courses applicable to the minor. A minimum of nine upper-level biology credits must be taken at VCU.