Learning Goals and Objectives
Goal 1: Students will gain a fundamental understanding of biological systems.
Objective 1.1: Students will understand concepts of basic cellular structure and function.
Objective 1.2: Students will demonstrate knowledge of the organization of biological systems.
Objective 1.3: Students will understand basic concepts concerning the evolution of biological diversity.
Goal 2: Students will develop basic skills in the practice of experimental inquiry into biological systems.
Objective 2.1: Students will understand the rudiments of experimental design.
Objective 2.2: Students will be competent in the operation of basic laboratory equipment.
Objective 2.3: Students will be competent in data collection, interpretation, and the communication of research findings in written and oral form.
The minor in biology requires completion of the following:
|CHM 120||General Chemistry I||3|
|CHM 125||General Chemistry II||3|
|CHM 120L||General Chemistry Lab I||2|
|CHM 125L||General Chemistry Lab II||2|
|BIO 101||Bio I: Cells||4|
|BIO 102||Bio II: Genetics||4|
|BIO 201||Bio III: Organismic Biology||4|
|Select three additional courses from at least two of the following groups:|
|Group A: Cell Structure and Function|
|Advanced Cell Biology|
|Light and Electron Microscopy|
|Group B: Systemic Organization|
|Biometrics and Modeling|
|Plant Physiological Ecology|
|Group C: Evolution and Diversity of Life|