Plant Biology

(18 semester hours)


This minor provides a broad perspective into plant biology and the importance of plants in today’s society.


The minor in Plant Biology is not open to Botany majors. The minor is open to Biology majors, and only 10 credit hours may count in both the minor in Plant Biology and the AB or BS in Biology. Courses used for this minor cannot be used for the minor in horticulture or plant biotechnology, except for BIO 115, 116, or 191. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor; no courses for the minor may be taken credit/no-credit. Advanced courses must represent at least 10 hours of the total 18. If you plan to take a minor in plant biology, please consult with the chief departmental adviser.


Department of Biology
212 Pearson Hall
Oxford, OH 45056

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