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Biology Minor

Understanding Biology

Consider a Biology Minor if you desire to obtain a greater understanding of Biology—the science of life and living organisms. After taking an introductory course which exposes you to the basics of biology, including the chemistry of life, cell structure, genetics, mechanisms of evolution and evolutionary history of biological diversity, and ecology, you will select additional courses based on their biological emphasis to account for a total of 23 credits. In conjunction with your major, our minor prepares students for entry into graduate school or professional programs, as well as for technical or research careers with governmental agencies or industry.

Get Involved!

Chances are, the organization you choose to participate in will include a diverse group of people — you’ll be faced with the same situation in the working world! Learning how different people respond and react to certain situations will help you develop your skills in presenting and implementing ideas.

Learn How to Work with a Team!

Knowing how to work well with a team is an essential skill for any career. Being in a student organization teaches you how to do this by putting you in situations where you are required to take advice from others, as well as give your own. You have several opportunities to become an active member or leader of one of our biology organizations.

Student Involvement Opportunities

Tri Beta Honorary Society

Tri Beta National Honorary Society - Dr. Dana Tucker

The Wildlife Society

Para-Medico and Pre-Vet Club

Para-Medico and Pre-Vet Club - Dr. Anna Oller

UCM Fisheries Society

UCM Fisheries Society - Dr. Aaron Geheber


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