A close-up photograph of mushrooms growing in the wild.

The minor in Botany is offered to provide interested students with maximum breadth and depth in botanical science utilizing a limited number of requirements. The program also serves to broaden the academic background of students seeking employment in the interdisciplinary job market associated with the plant sciences.

Department of Biology Undergraduate Programs

Effective Fall 2007

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Lower Division
Select one group from the following:4-8
Group A:
Principles of Plant Biology (GT-SC1)
Group B:
Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)
Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants (GT-SC1)
Upper Division
Minimum of 10 credits of BZ courses specified for the botany concentration.10
A minimum of 7 additional credits from BZ courses or other courses approved by the department.7
Program Total Credits:21-25