An appreciation of the general principles underlying the scientific understanding of the great variety of living organisms is a valuable complement to any field of study. The minor in general biology provides an overview of these vital currents of thought.

Requirements for the Minor in Human Biology (at least 16 credits):
BIO 171 Unity of Life 4 credits
BIO 172 Diversity of Life 4 credits
BIO 270 Genetics and Genome Evolution 4 credits
At least four additional credits from BIO 290 to BIO 493 4 credits

 

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 Course descriptions

 

Discover the fascinating variety of living organisms and the interdependent communities they form through the many hands-on courses offered by the Valparaiso University Department of Biology.