Biology Minor

Biology, the study of living systems, is fundamental to understanding the world around us. The minor is a useful complement to many other disciplines.

Expand Your Options

Coursework in biology is valuable for students with major interests in various areas, including other sciences and mathematics, humanities, the arts and health professions. The minor will broaden your scientific understanding and enhance your career options.

Graduates with knowledge in biology are in demand for positions in public health, scientific journalism, the biotech industry, environmental concerns and as candidates for graduate and professional schools.

You can view minor requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog. These requirements are for catalog year 2017-2018 and later. If your catalog year is different, please refer to the requirements in your specific catalog

Towson University Advantages

  • small classes with exceptional student-faculty interaction and opportunities to conduct hands-on research
  • state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, including outdoor laboratory space in the Glen Arboretum — 12 acres of woods on campus — and the Field Station — 223 wooded acres in northern Baltimore County
  • highly individualized advising
  • active chapter of the Beta, Beta, Beta (TriBeta) Biological Honor Society

Towson University’s biology program typifies the combination of big-school resources and small-school personalized attention that is the hallmark of a Towson University education.