Biological Science (BIOL), Minor

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2017-2018. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Dan Leifieild, 514E LSW, 405-744-2754 or Vicki Rhodey, 503 LSW, 405-744-9686

Total Hours: 27 hours

Minor Requirements
BIOL 1114Introductory Biology (LN)4
BIOL 1604Animal Biology4
BIOL 3023General Genetics3
BIOL 3034General Ecology4
BOT 1404Plant Biology (LN)4
MICR 2123Introduction to Microbiology3
MICR 2132Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory2
MICR 3033Cell and Molecular Biology3

Other Requirements

  • No grade below "C"

Additional OSU Requirements

Undergraduate Minors

  • An undergraduate minor must include between fifteen and thirty hours, inclusive, of undergraduate coursework.
  • A minimum of six credit hours for the minor must be earned in residence at OSU.
  • The courses required for a minor may be included in the course requirements for any undergraduate degree or they may be in addition to degree requirements, depending on the overlap between the minor and degree requirements. However, an undergraduate minor must be earned in an academic field other than the student’s declared degree option. The minor may not duplicate the degree major or option (for example, a student who earns a BA in Art with an Art History option may earn a minor in Studio Art but not Art History undergraduate degree or they may be in addition to degree requirements, depending on the overlap between the minor and degree requirements. However, an undergraduate minor must be earned in an academic field other than the student's declared degree option. The minor may not duplicate the degree major or option (for example, a student who earns a BA in Art with an Art History option may earn a minor in Studio Art but not Art History).
  • A student generally follows the minor requirements associated with his or her matriculation year or newer requirements that have been established since matriculation. The time limit for following minor requirements from a given academic year is six years.

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