Biological Sciences, Minor
The Biological Sciences minor presents a unified, in-depth study of modern biology. The courses range from ecology and evolutionary biology to genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology.
Nine courses are required, no more than two of which may be taken on a Pass/Not Pass basis:
|A. Select three of the following: 1|
|From DNA to Organisms|
|From Organisms to Ecosystems|
|B. Select six of the following: 2|
Three- or four-unit courses selected from BIO SCI 5–H90 (excluding 14 and 46), 93–99, and D103–D190, E106–E190, M114–M190, N110–N190.
Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Exceptions may be made for some majors that accept the above courses for degree requirements. Consult with the Biological Sciences Student Affairs Office or the academic counseling office of the major.
Three courses must be upper-division. Prerequisites are strictly enforced. (Courses used to satisfy group A may not also be used to satisfy group B.)
Residence requirement for the minor: A minimum of six courses required for the minor must be completed at UCI. Approved courses taken in the Education Abroad Program are considered to be in-residence courses.
NOTE: Students in any of the majors within the School of Biological Sciences or students majoring in Public Health Sciences, Biomedical Engineering: Premedical, Nursing Science, or Pharmaceutical Sciences may not minor in Biological Sciences.