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Minors:

Minor in Biology (code BIOLUM01)

This minor may be combined with any major at CSULB except the B.S. in Biology (all options), B.S. in Microbiology, B.S. in Marine Biology.

A minimum of 21 units is required for the minor.

Lower Division: BIOL 111, 111L, 212, 212L, 213, 213L (111, 212 requires CHEM 111A; 212 requires CHEM 111B.) The following courses do not meet any specific or elective requirements for this minor: BIOL 153, 153L, 200, 200L, 204, 205, 205L, 207, 208; MICR 101 and 200.

Upper Division: A minimum of nine units selected from upper division biology courses with at least one course selected from the 400 series. The following courses do not meet any specific or elective requirements for this minor: BIOL 301, 304, 308, 309I, MICR 300I, 429, and NSCI 492.

Minor in Microbiology ( code BIOLUM04)

This minor may be combined with any major at CSULB except the B.S. in Microbiology. A minimum of 21 units which must include:

Lower Division: MICR 211. The following courses do not meet any specific or elective requirements for this minor: BIOL 153, 153L, 200, 200L, 204, 205, 205L, 207, 208, MICR 101, and 200.

Upper Division: MICR 320, 430, and 416; plus a minimum of five units from the following: MICR 322, 371, 471, and 473. The following courses do not meet any specific or elective requirements for this major: BIOL 301, 304, 308, 309I, MICR 300I, and NSCI 492.

Minor in Physiology ( code BIOLUM03)

This minor may be combined with any major at CSULB except the B.S. in Biology, Option in Physiology. The following courses do not meet any specific or elective requirements for this minor: BIOL 153, 153L, 200, 200L, 204, 205, 205L, 207, 208; MICR 101 and 200.

A minimum of 18 upper division units. Twelve of these 18 units must be selected from the following courses: BIOL 341, 342, 342L, 345, 345L, 443, 445, 446, 448, 490. The other six of these eighteen units must be selected from other courses in the above list or from BIOL 473; CHEM 441A,B, 443, or 448. At least one of the upper division courses taken for this minor must have a laboratory. Most of these upper division courses require CHEM 111A,B and BIOL 111, 111L, 212, 212L, 213, 213L as prerequisites; some have other prerequisites in addition. The following courses do not meet any specific or elective requirements for this minor: BIOL 301, 304, 308, 309I; MICR 300I; and NSCI 492.