Undergraduate Program in
Biology and Medicine

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY at the UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

   BIOLOGY MINOR (BI)

 

Anthony Olek

Dr. Anthony J. Olek

Track Coordinator / Advisor
 


Approval of courses chosen for the minor is granted by minor track advisor, Dr. Anthony Olek.

*Students intending to declare a Minor in Biology should meet with the Administrator for the UPBM, Marianne Arcoraci, to create an academic plan before meeting with the academic advisor for the Biology minor. Visit UPBM Booking Site to select a time that meets your needs.

 

BIOLOGY MINOR REQUIREMENTS
 
 

  1. ____One 4-credit Introductory I course - choose from the following:


  2. ____ One 4-credit Introductory II course - choose from the following:


  3. ____One 4-credit UPBM Elective course - choose from the following:

  4. ____Choose one 4-credit 200-Level UPBM Elective Course


  5. ____Choose one 4-credit 200-Level UPBM Elective Course


  6. ____ Choose one of the following options:

     

 
     
     
 

TOTAL REQUIRED COURSES/CREDITS
 
 

Biology minors require successful completion of a minimum of six courses / 23 credits. At least one half of the six Biology courses must be taken at the University of Rochester. Students may not elect the S/F option for courses submitted for the minor, and must earn at least a 2.0 average for these courses. No major and minor may overlap by more than two courses. In addition, be sure to consult our General Degree Requirements when constructing your program.

 
     
     
 
 
 

NOTE: Students planning to attend medical school or graduate school should take two semesters of organic chemistry with laboratory (lab) and two semesters of physics with laboratory (lab) which are required by most medical schools and may be required by certain graduate programs. Consult with you faculty advisor regarding these courses.

For information on Pre-Med and Allied Health Professions Advising visit:
http://www.rochester.edu/College/CCAS/healthprofessions.html

For information on requirements for health professions please refer to the Health Professions Handbook at:
http://www.rochester.edu/College/CCAS/health/HPHandbook.html