The Minor

Biology Minor Requirements


An undergraduate minor in Biology requires successful completion of at least
18 credits (17 credits for students who took Biology 100 and 101 prior to Fall 2012) from the Biological Sciences Core, all with grade of 'C' or better:

I. BIOL 151, 152, and 153 Introductory Biology;

II. Three additional Biology Department courses chosen from the list
of approved courses for the major, subject to the
following stipulations.

i. Each of the three courses must be from a different subject area;

ii. No more than one of the three courses may also be used to satisfy
the requirements of another major;

iii. Only 3-credit and 4-credit courses may be used;

iv. Only Biology Department courses may be used;

v. All three courses must be taken at UMass Amherst.