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How to Apply/Declare
Current Undergraduate Students: Declare or change your minor by completing an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form.
Prospective Undergraduate Students: Apply for admission to UMass Boston by completing an application. Start by reviewing the first-year and transfer application pages for important information about requirements, deadlines, and application status checks. Use the links below to apply:
General Biology Courses (8 Credits)
- BIOL 111 - General Biology I 4 Credit(s)
- BIOL 112 - General Biology II 4 Credit(s)
Biology Electives (12 Credits)
Complete four BIOL courses at the 200-level or higher with or without associated labs. A minimum of two courses must be at the 300-level or higher.
Complete a minimum of 20 credits from six courses, including two general biology courses and four biology electives.
Pass/fail: No more than one course taken pass/fail may be applied toward the minor provided all six minor courses are completed at UMass Boston.
Residency: At least three courses for the minor, including one at the 300-level or higher, must be completed at UMass Boston.
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