Biology Minor

Biotechnology (B.S.), Biology (B.A. or B.S.), and Forensic Science (B.S.) majors are not eligible for the minor in Biology.

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of C or higher is required in all courses for the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credits of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must:
    • Note the minor on the Application for Graduation.
    • Contact a college advisor/student success counselor to certify completion of all course requirements for the declared minor as listed below.

Program Requirements

Required Courses in the Minor

Complete each of the following:
BSC 1010C General Biology with lab I (4) or (BSC 1010 (3) and BSC 1010L (1))
BSC 1011C General Biology with lab II (4) or (BSC 1011 (3) and BSC 1011L (1))
PCB 3063C Genetics (4) [additional prerequisite CHM 1045C or (CHM 1045 and CHM 1045L)]

Complete 9 credits from the following:
Any upper division (3000-4999 level) course with the prefixes ANS, BOT, BSC, MCB, PCB, or ZOO

Catalog Year: 2024-2025

Total Semester Hours Required: 21 Hours