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The Biology minor broadly focuses on the various aspects of biological sciences. Students completing a minor in biology should acquire a basic knowledge of the biological sciences and become familiar with the scientific method and its applications.
The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Select elective courses may also be included. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the prerequisites of the required courses.
|Course #||Course Name|
|BIOL 2023 or 2020/2021||Botany|
|BIOL 2033 or 2030/2031||Zoology|
|BIOL 2100/2101||Anatomy and Physiology I|
|BIOL 3400||Principles of Toxicology|
|BIOL 3800||Topics in Ecological Economics|
|BIOL 4033 or 4030/4031||Virology|
|BIOL 4103 or 4100/4101||Developmental Biology|
|BIOL 4400||Human Genetics|
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Professor/Head | College of Sciences
Ph.D. (2005) Auburn University in Biology
BS (1998) Florida Institute of Technology in Marine Biology
Dr. Ward’s research focuses are on immunology and stress physiology as it relates to temperature and changing environments. She also has interested in latitudinal gradients in stress physiology, immunology, and metabolism in Anurans.