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Biology Minor

Affiliation: School of Sciences & Mathematics

This combination of courses provides students with a solid foundation in the central theories and practices of the life sciences while allowing them to explore a particular area of biology in greater depth. From microbiology to mammalogy to mathematical biology, students can tailor their coursework to match their interests and career aspirations.


  1. A 2.00 GPA in minor requirements.
  2. At least nine hours of the program requirements must be completed at Truman State University.

Program Requirements:

The Biology Minor requires the successful completion of 15 credits in biology courses.

Electives (7 credits):

The remainder of the required 15 credit hours for the Biology minor can be met with any approved BIOL course at the 200-level or above, with at least one of these courses having a laboratory component. Prerequisites for advanced courses must be fulfilled.