Biology Minor

A minor in 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. Students may not earn a biology minor and a biotechnology major.

Students majoring in neuroscience or psychology may not count any upper-division biology courses toward both disciplines.


Required hours include:

BIOL 1450Biology I

5 credits

BIOL 1750Biology II

5 credits

BIOL 2140Genetics

4 credits

In addition, at least 12 credit hours of courses at the 3000- or 4000-level are required. 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.