Zoology (ZOOL), Minor

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

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

Total Hours: 24 hours

Minor Requirements
BIOL 1114Introductory Biology (LN)4
BIOL 1604Animal Biology4
BIOL 3023
BIOL 4133
General Genetics
and Evolution
6
BIOL 3034General Ecology4
or BIOL 3204 Physiology
Select one of the following:3
Invertebrate Zoology
General Parasitology
Embryology
Mammalogy
Herpetology
Biology of Fishes
Limnology
Ornithology
Select one additional upper-division course in BIOL (must be approved by Zoology adviser)3

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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