The Minor in Biology is recommended to complement degrees in other natural sciences, for students interested in careers in health sciences, scientific research, and science education.

Curriculum Requirements

BIL 200 or higher9
*The following courses CANNOT be used to satisfy the Biology Minor requirement: BIL 281, BIL 381, BIL 382, BIL 481, BIL 482
All credit hours for the Biology Minor must be taken in residence at University of Miami

Courses from other natural sciences approved as electives in the Biology Major may not be counted towards the Biology Minor.  (All courses must be in BIL.)


Overall GPA in the BIL minor courses must be a minimum of 2.0.


The nine credits required for the Biology Minor do not include the introductory biology series (BIL 150, BIL 160, BIL 151 or 153, BIL 161 or BIL 163) that may be pre-requisites for upper level courses