Minor in Biology

To fulfill the requirements for a Biology minor, students must complete 24 units with a GPA of 2.00 or higher. All Biology minors must complete minimum 12 units toward the minor at Towson University, with at least 6 of these units at the upper (300-400) level. 

Required Courses
BIOL 200
200L
INTRODUCTION TO CELLULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS [LECTURE]
and INTRODUCTION TO CELLULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS [LAB]
4
BIOL 202INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION4
BIOL 309GENETICS4
Electives
An additional 12 units of electives must be chosen from the courses listed below. At least 6 of these units must be upper-level (300-400). The remaining 6 units may be lower-level or upper-level. When selecting coursework, please review the catalog descriptions carefully. Some electives may have prerequisites (including CHEM 131, CHEM 131L, CHEM 132 and CHEM 132L). These prerequisites must be taken, but they will not count toward the minor.12
GENERAL BOTANY
GENERAL ZOOLOGY
BIODIVERSITY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I [LECTURE]
and HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I [LAB]
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II [LECTURE]
and HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II [LAB]
NATURAL HISTORY INTERPRETATION AND PUBLIC ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
HUMAN ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABILITY
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
GENETICS LABORATORY
MICROBIOLOGY
ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY
HUMANS, SCIENCE AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
MARINE BIOLOGY
INVERT ZOOLOGY
ANIMAL PARASITOLOGY
HISTOLOGY
ENDOCRINOLOGY
ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
GENERAL ECOLOGY
MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION AND CONSERVATION
LIMNOLOGY
CELL BIOLOGY
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABORATORY
CANCER BIOLOGY
CELL BIOLOGY LABORATORY
EVOLUTION
BIOTECHNOLOGY
ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
MICROBIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE
IMMUNOLOGY
DISSECTION OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY
NEUROMUSCULAR MECHANISMS OF THE UPPER BODY
VIROLOGY
VASCULAR PLANT TAXONOMY
PLANT ECOLOGY
PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
TROPICAL ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION
TROPICAL FIELD ECOLOGY
WETLAND ECOLOGY
FISH BIOLOGY
ORNITHOLOGY
MAMMALOGY
ENTOMOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
HERPETOLOGY
ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY
ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY
ELECTIVE IN INDEPENDENT RESEARCH
BIOCHEMISTRY I
BIOCHEMISTRY LAB
INTRODUCTION TO GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY
INTRO TO BIOINFORMATICS
GENOMICS
Total Units24