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Minor in Biology

The minor in Biology is an optional minor for students seeking a bachelor's degree in another discipline.

To minor in biology, the student must apply to the department and be assigned a biology advisor. The 20-hour minimum must be met with course work appropriate for biology majors and must include the following:

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

BI 102

General Cellular Biology


BI 103

General Organismal Biology



300-level Biology courses


At least 10 hours of this minor must have been completed at Washburn University. Students must have a grade of C or better in each course taken to fulfill the minor. Interested students must meet with a biology department faculty member who will process the online Declaration of Minor form.

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