Apr 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, Minor

Location(s): California Campus, Clarion Campus, Edinboro Campus

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The biology minor provides students with broad training in the biological sciences. Students receive hands-on training in the methods and technology of the discipline, build their critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and participate in original research as part of the many laboratory and field courses offered.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will describe and explain the content knowledge of biology (cells through ecosystems) through its fundamental theories, terminology, and principles.
  • Students will access, assess, and use available sources of information (including primary sources and databases) in the biological sciences.
  • Students will critically review, synthesize, interpret, and assess scientific data using a variety of methods and tools.

Curriculum Requirements


6-8 Required Credits from the following:

Select any two 3000 or 4000 level PLE, BIOL, FWSC courses with permission of minor advisor 

Total Credits: 18-20

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