Advisor Contact:
Sarah M Kortessis
Life Science South room 244
(520) 626-2609
Meredith W Larrabee
Life Science South room 233
(520) 626-8456
Minor Description:

The minor in Biology provides a solid introduction to modern biology. Biology offers broad training in biological systems from their component parts, biological molecules and cells, up through organisms to communities to whole ecosystems.

Minor Requirements:

MCB 181R & 181L

ECOL 182R & 182L

ECOL 320 (Fall Only)

2 upper division Advisor approved electives from the Cell/Molecular Biology, MicroOrganismal, or Genetics categories


ECOL 320 is only offered in the Fall and Summer. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology majors may not declare the Biology minor.

Academic Advisement Report

Declaring the Minor:

You must schedule an appointment through the online scheduling system at  and meet with an EEB Advisor to declare the minor. We do not declare new minors during priority registration.

Double Use of Minor Course Work:

The Biology minor does not allow double dipping for ECOL 320 or upper division elective coursework.