2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 17, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Minor: Botany


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 22

GPA requirements to earn minor: Botany minors require a cumulative 2.0 GPA in all courses taken in the minor.

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: Botany minors must have a “C” or better in BIO 100 and BIO 200.

Contact Information:  Ann Dieffenbacher-Krall, Undergraduate Program Coordinator, School of Biology and Ecology, 100 Murray Hall, (207)581-2540, annd@maine.edu


The minor in Botany is designed for students in other fields who would like to develop a basic understanding of modern plant biology. The minor is not open to students majoring or minoring in Biology or Zoology.  The requirements for the minor in Botany include the courses listed below.  

Courses:


  • BIO 100 - Basic Biology Credits: 4
  • BIO 200 - Biology of Organisms Credits: 4
  • Any courses, at least three of which must be plant courses (P), from Biological Sciences Areas in Botany B.A. and B.S. programs1,2 Credits: 14
  •  1Students majoring in Biochemistry, Microbiology, or Molecular and Cellular Biology must choose courses that are not BMB courses.

    2Students majoring in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Horticulture, Marine Science, Sustainable Agriculture, or Wildlife Ecology must choose courses from the Biology Areas that are not on the list of courses that count towards their major.

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