Minoring in Biology provides knowledge in the study of science as well as hands-on opportunities through engaging lab experiences.
The Biology minor has a civic learning aspect in which you learn how biology is involved in modern society. Biology enforces different thinking styles along with complimenting other studies such as mathematics, cell biology, ecology, and more.
You will become acquainted with the formulas and theories behind your course work and how to apply them during the research process. You will be able to engage in different focused studies such as genetics, evolution, biostatistics, ecology, and others.
Benefits of a Biology Minor
- Know the basics of biology, intellectual skills, and civic engagement.
- Develop skills that will prepare you for further academic study or augment your major program in preparing you for a career in a related field.
Biology Minor Requirements
These requirements are from an excerpt from the University Academic Catalog, which outlines the requirements for a student to earn the distinction of being a Castleton University graduate. The complete catalog is available online.
This minor, offered by the Natural Sciences Department, can be earned by completing at least 24 credits in Biology of which no more than eight credits may be below the 2000-level.