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Biology

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Why Choose the Biology Minor?

This minor is designed for students who desire to gain a general understanding of all major areas of the biological sciences. This minor is suitable for all students in all majors who want to advance their knowledge of living stystems and their interactions with the environment.

Admission Requirements

This Biology minor is open to any student admitted to Ferris State and pursuing a baccalaureate degree. A maximum of 1/3 of the credits, but no more than 7 credits, in a minor may overlap with the student's major. Students may apply 6 credit hours of overlap between minors.

Graduation Requirements

An academic minor may only be awarded upon completion of a baccalaureate degree at Ferris State. Students must have at least a 'C' in all BIOL courses and a minimum of 20 credits.

Also, 50 percent of the credits for a minor must be taught by Ferris State University.

More Information

ADVISOR: Dr. Brad Isler
PHONE: 231-591-2641
EMAIL:  

Department of Biological Sciences
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive/ASC 2004
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-2550

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Biology Minor Courses

General Biology 1
4
General Biology 2
4
Evolution
3
Principles of Genetics
3

Biology Electives

Choose two from the following set of options.

Choose one:

Developmental Biology
4
or
Cell Biology
3
Choose one:
Environmental Conservation
3
or
Ecology
3