Biology Minor

6021
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Classroom
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Minor
Main Campus - Melbourne
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog
Minor Code: 6021 Degree Awarded: None
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne
Curriculum (19-21 credit hours)

The biology and chemistry minors are not available to biochemistry majors. At least nine (9) credit hours of the minor must be taken at Florida Tech. Only nine credit hours may be named courses in the major.

  • BIO 1010 Biological Discovery 1
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, and molecular and cell biology. Emphasizes the structure and function of macromolecules and how they are integrated into cells. Includes the structure and regulation of gene expression, and the synthesis and structure of proteins.

  • MAR 1010 Biological Discovery 1
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, and molecular and cell biology. Emphasizes the structure and function of macromolecules and how they are integrated into cells. Includes the structure and regulation of gene expression, and the synthesis and structure of proteins.

  • BIO 1020 Biological Discovery 2
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces the fundamental principles of evolution, biodiversity, physiology and ecology. Provides an integrated approach to the study of the hierarchal structure and function of living organisms and communities.

  • MAR 1020 Biological Discovery 2
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces the fundamental principles of evolution, biodiversity, physiology and ecology. Provides an integrated approach to the study of the hierarchal structure and function of living organisms and communities.

  • BIO 1030 Introduction to Biotechnology
    Credit Hours: 1

    Introduces the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, and molecular and cell biology through a hands-on approach. Complements BIO 1010 Biological Discovery 1.

    Prerequisite:

    BIO 1010 

  • MAR 1030 Introduction to Biotechnology
    Credit Hours: 1

    Introduces the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, and molecular and cell biology through a hands-on approach. Complements MAR 1010 Biological Discovery 1.

    Prerequisite:

    MAR 1010 

  • BIO 1040 Introduction to Biodiversity and Physiology
    Credit Hours: 1

    Provides a hands-on approach to teaching concepts of biodiversity and physiology. Complements BIO 1020 Biological Discovery 2.

    Prerequisite:

    BIO 1020 

  • MAR 1040 Introduction to Biodiversity and Physiology
    Credit Hours: 1

    Provides a hands-on approach to teaching concepts of biodiversity and physiology. Complements MAR 1020 Biological Discovery 2.

    Prerequisite:

    MAR 1020 

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  • Restricted Electives*

*11-13 credit hours of BIO courses are required to complete the biology minor. The department offers many elective courses of either three or four credit hours each. Courses of four credit hours include a laboratory. At least one Restricted Elective must be a laboratory course (4 credit hour). The remaining 7-9 credit hours may consist of any combination of courses of three or four credit hours. Courses not allowed as electives include independent study, seminar and nonmajor biology courses.