Minor in Biological Science
A biological science minor is offered with the completion of 20 credits, 12 of which must be upper-division. You can also earn a bachelor's degree in biological sciences through Biola's full Biological Sciences major.
Below are the course requirements for this academic program. In addition to these program-specific requirements, all majors include Biola's traditional undergraduate core curriculum. For more program details, including a sample course sequence, visit Biola's academic catalog.
|BIOS 111||Fundamentals of Cellular and Molecular Biology|
Introductory course for majors emphasizing the principles of cellular and molecular biology, genetics, and development. Grade Mode: A.
|BIOS 112||Fundamentals of Organismal Biology|
|Introductory course for biological science majors emphasizing the principles of systematics and biodiversity, population genetics and origins theories, ecology, and anatomy and physiology. Notes: Approved for Core Curriculum Science credit. Grade Mode: A.|
|BIOS 113||Fundamentals of Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory|
|This laboratory accompanies BIOS 111 and is divided between observational and experimental approaches, with emphasis on the collection and interpretation of quantitative data. Frequent lab discussion of relevant issues and literature will be included. Grade Mode: A.|
|BIOS 114||Fundamentals of Organismal Biology Laboratory|
|This laboratory, which accompanies BIOS 114, will involve dissection as well as experimentation. A field project involving the La Mirada Creek is included. Notes: Approved for Core Curriculum Science credit. Grade Mode: A.|
Elective credits are to be approved by a department adviser — see course catalog for more details.