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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Science 4. Program Details 4.1 Biological Sciences 4.1.10 Minor in Biological Sciences
4.1.10 Minor in Biological Sciences

The requirements for a Minor in Biological Sciences are:

  • 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) - Biology 241 and 243
  • 24 units (4.0 full-course equivalents) - Courses constituting the Field of Biological Sciences at the 300 level or higher but must include at least one of Biology 311, 313, 331, and 371

The 24 units (4.0 full-course equivalents) may include a maximum of 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) from the Field of Biological Sciences offered by departments other than the Department of Biological Sciences.

Notes:

  • This Minor is available only to students who are not majoring in the Department of Biological Sciences or are not Environmental Science or Natural Sciences concentrators in Biological Sciences or BHSc majors in Biomedical Sciences or Bioinformatics or majors in the Neuroscience program. This is the single minor program offered by the Department and none of the other programs exist as Minors. Students must be aware that preference in enrolment in many courses offered by the Department of Biological Sciences is given to Majors or Environmental Science or Natural Sciences Concentrators within the Department.
  • No more than 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) approved Medical Sciences courses can be counted towards the Minor Field.