Requirements for a minor in Biology
BIOL 1107, 1107 L, 1108, and 1108 L or BIOL 2148 and 2149
choice of one (1) cellular-level biology course (BIOL 3321, 3322, 3360, 3370,
3372, 3373, 3374, 3376)
choice of one (1) organismal-level biology course (BIOL 3334, 3335, 3336, 3351,
two (2) additional upper-level biology courses
This represents 24 semester hours of coursework in addition to the Core requirements.
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Why pursue a minor?
While any major at LaGrange College also can be declared as a minor, there are
several areas of study (listed at left) that are available only as a minor.
There are a number of good reasons to consider a minor:
Minors can make you more attractive to employers. An additional area of study
shows a prospective employer that you're versatile, that you are interested and
accomplished in more than one topic, and that you're ambitious.
Graduate schools also like a minor. An additional area of study may help your
admission chances or give you another degree option.
Why not learn more about a topic that you're passionate about? Isn't that what
college is all about?
At LaGrange College, students are encouraged to consider a minor, and most majors
will accommodate one. Consider a minor that will enhance your major program of
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