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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [Archived Catalog]

Biological Sciences Minor

Minor code OR2121

College of Arts and Sciences 
Biological Sciences Department
Irvine Hall 107
Phone: 740.593.2290
Fax: 740.593.0300

Ralph DiCaprio, contact person

Program Overview

Students from other majors (e.g., chemistry, geography, geology, and others) can pursue a minor in biological sciences to enhance their undergraduate experience. Students are required to take the introductory biology series and genetics. Students can complete the minor with two courses of their choosing, one of which must have a laboratory.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The minor in biological science will enhance their opportunities for graduate school and professional school as well as employment.


Minor Hours Requirement

The biological sciences minor requires a minimum of 18 hours.


Complete 7 hours at the 3000/4000-level excluding BIOS 3920. One of the courses must include a laboratory.