Why Minor In Biology?

Students are encouraged to view biological concepts from historical, political, and ethical perspectives as they integrate new ideas and concepts with older ones. The faculty stresses the process of science and the ability to analyze the surrounding world by generating hypotheses, testing hypotheses, analyzing data, and drawing conclusions. Students develop oral and written communication skills through active participate in lecture/discussions and collaborative projects both in the classroom and in laboratory/field settings. No matter which major the biology minor is combined with, these skills will be an invaluable addition.