2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Biology Minor

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Billie Trapani, Academic Support Coordinator
114 Life Sciences Complex
315-443-9139; batrapan@syr.edu


David M. Althoff, Katie M. Becklin, Carlos A. Castañeda, Heather D. Coleman, Steve Dorus, Scott E. Erdman, Thomas P. Fondy, Douglas A. Frank, Jason D. Fridley, Anthony Garza, Paul Gold, Sarah E. Hall, Heidi Hehnly, James A. Hewett, Sandra J. Hewett, Robin Jones, Donna L. Korol, George M. Langford, Katharine Lewis, Jessica MacDonald, Eleanor Maine, Susan E. Parks, Melissa E. Pepling, Ruth Phillips, Scott Pitnick, Ramesh Raina, Surabhi Raina, Mark E. Ritchie, Kari A. Segraves, Robert B. Silver, Joseph T. Tupper, Roy D. Welch, Michele G. Wheatly, Jason R. Wiles

The minor in biology is an optional program of study that may be taken in addition to the recognized majors in the College. The minor may be appropriate for students wishing to augment majors such as psychology, engineering, chemistry, and illustration with a biological component.

Minor Requirements (20-23 Credits)

Core Courses

Biology minors must complete:

Upper-Division Courses

The minor requires, in addition to the completion of 8 credits of the core curriculum, 12 credits of 300-500-level Biology courses. Students with accepted AP credits must take 15 credits of 300-500-level Biology courses.

By approval through petition to the Biology Department, a maximum of 6 credits of 300-500-level courses related to Biology from other departments may be included as part of the elective requirement. 

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