A minor if biology requires a minimum of 26 semester credit hours. All courses counted toward a minor in biology must be applicable toward a major in biology. These hours must include BIOL 1450, 1750 and 2140 and at least 12 credit hours of courses at the 3000- or 4000-level. At least one of the 3000- or 4000-level courses must have a laboratory. Students transferring biology credits are required to take a minimum of two 3000 or 4000-level courses at UNO.
Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) Biological Society
Active membership in the national biology honor society Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) is open to students with at least a 3.0 grade point average in all biology courses (with a minimum of three courses completed, one of which is a 2000 level or above) and overall GPA of 2.5. Associate membership requires at least a 2.5 GPA in all biology courses (with a minimum of 10 hours completed) and an overall GPA of 2.0.