Biology Minor

To earn a minor in biology you must complete 17 semester hours of course work. You must have at least a 2.0 grade point average in all biology courses attempted and a 2.0 average in all biology courses taken at UAB. The current UAB course repeat policy will be used in calculating the grade point average. A minimum of six semester hours in the minor must be taken at UAB. Transfer students should be aware of the Department of Biology's policy regarding transfer courses.


Minor Requirements

Complete the following courses

*BY 123 Introductory Biology I

*BY 124 Introductory Biology II

BY 210 Genetics


You must also complete 6 hours of electives from 200-level or higher of biology courses. Not more than a total of three hours in BY 397, BY 398, and BY 498 may be counted toward the minor.


* Note: BY 123 and BY 124 may also satisfy the Core Curriculum Area III: Natural Sciences requirement; check the Core Curriculum for your major.