This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2021-2022 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.
The minor in biology requires a minimum of 20 credits in biology, including the following:
|Biology core courses|
& BIOZ 151
|Introduction to Biological Sciences I|
and Introduction to Biological Science Laboratory I
& BIOZ 152
|Introduction to Biological Sciences II|
and Introduction to Biological Science Laboratory II
|Select three courses from the following options:||9|
|Cellular and Molecular Biology|
|Select an additional three credits in biology at the upper level, at least one of which must be a biology laboratory experience.||3|
Only courses applicable toward the B.S. in Biology can be applied toward the minor in biology. For a list of approved biology electives, see “Biology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)” in the Undergraduate Bulletin.
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for all courses applicable to the minor. A minimum of nine upper-level biology credits must be taken at VCU.