General Biology Minor (for non-biology majors)
Co-Coordinators: Robert Grebenok, PhD and Elizabeth Hogan, PhD
The biology minor may be earned by any student who completes the required courses. Co- and/or prerequisites for some of the required courses may effectively limit accessibility.
Minors are an important part of the undergraduate curriculum. If students declare a minor by sophomore year, they can usually complete it in a timely manner. Students should work with their advisor to determine if it is possible that the minor can be completed by graduation.
To receive a minor, a student must complete at least 9 credit hours of coursework distinct from their major(s) and from other minors, and students must complete more than 50% of the coursework required for the minor at Canisius. Please note that “ancillary/supporting” courses required for a major may still count as distinct courses as long as the remaining coursework still meets the 30 credit-hours required for a major. For more information about minor policies, please see the Declaring Majors and Minors page in the catalog.
|Introductory Biology I|
and Introductory Biology Laboratory I
|Introductory Biology II|
and Introductory Biology Laboratory II
|Biochemistry and Cell Biology I|
and Biochemistry and Cell Biology Lab I
|Biochemistry and Cell Biology II|
and Biochemistry and Cell Biology Lab II
|Select two electives with their associated labs (300 or 400). The courses must be from two different Areas||8|