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Minor in Biology

Students in a biology lab

The Biology Department Offers a Biology Minor with the Following Required Courses:

  • BIOL 201 — Principles of Ecology and Evolution
  • BIOL 202 — Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 203 — Principles of Genetics and Development

Other Requirements:

Student must have at least a 2.0 GPA in all Biology courses for the minor.

Student must take at least 6 credits of Biology courses at IUP, plus 9 credits of Controlled Biology Electives (selected from biology major’s courses, not liberal studies courses, with approval of Biology Department chairperson).

Must have permission of Biology Department chairperson.

At least 8 of the 12 required additional BIOL credits must come from 200-level or higher courses.

Once you have completed the above requirements, please complete the Verification of Minor in Biology form and return to the Biology Department Office, Weyandt 114.

  • Biology Department
  • Weyandt Hall, Room 114
    975 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705-1081
  • Phone: 724-357-2352
  • Fax: 724-357-5524
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.