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Minor Requirements

The minor in biological sciences has been designed to provide students with a broad background in biology while allowing them significant flexibility to choose courses of interest.  Students enrolled in any of Cornell’s seven undergraduate colleges may declare the minor.  To complete the Minor in Biological Sciences, students must download and submit the Declaration of Minor form.

» View the Biological Sciences Minor Requirements for 2017-2018


Ineligible Majors

Due to significant overlap with their respective major course requirements, the following majors are ineligible for the minor:

  • Animal Sciences
  • Biology & Society
  • Entomology
  • Human Biology, Health & Society
  • Environmental Science and Sustainability-Environmental Biology and Applied Ecology
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Plant Sciences