The biology minor is open to all majors except Biology-Health Sciences majors. It is especially recommended for students who want to further their knowledge in biology as it relates to their chosen field. The minor offers specialized courses in biology and will document student proficiency in specific areas of biology. A minimum of 24 credits is required to complete the minor. Any substitution for elective courses must be approved by an advisor in the Natural Sciences Department. Students are advised to pay strict attention to prerequisites when selecting courses for the biology minor.