Minor Requirements

Requirements

Total Credits Required

19 credits

Required Courses (8 credits)
  • Bio Sci 150 - Foundations of Biological Sciences I, 4 credits
  • Bio Sci 152 - Foundations of Biological Sciences II, 4 credits
Required Gateway Course (4-5 credits)

A gateway course selected from

  1. Bio Sci 310 - General Ecology, 4 credits
    or
  2. Bio Sci 315 - Cell Biology, 3 credits
    plus
    Bio Sci 316, Laboratory in Genetics and Cell Biology, 2 credits
    or
  3. Bio Sci 325 - Genetics, 3 credits
    plus
    Bio Sci 316 - Bio Sci 316, Laboratory in Genetics and Cell Biology, 2 credits
At least 7 additional credits in courses that carry credit toward the major.

Additional Requirements

At least 9 credits must be taken at or above the 300 level in residence at UWM. At least one course must be a laboratory course.

GPA Requirements

Students must maintain an average GPA of 2.5 in minor courses attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.5 GPA in all minor courses attempted, including any transfer work.