Minor in Biology
Students majoring in other fields frequently earn a minor in Biology, which demonstrates that they have taken a rigorous and comprehensive set of courses within the discipline. In particular, Nursing students often choose to minor in Biology.
Students in other fields of study receive a minor in Biology when they demonstrate that they have taken a rigorous and comprehensive set of courses within the discipline.
The minimum number of credits (exclusive of the University's Core curriculum) required for the minor: 18. A grade of C- or higher is required for all courses in the minor.
The minor consists of 18 credit hours of biology coursework. Students can begin with the general biology sequence of BIO 105, BIO 106, BIO 107, and BIO 109, or the human biology sequence of BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 211, and BIO 212. Students must then take additional upper-level electives (200 or above) to equal a total of 18 credit hours. At least 6 credit hours of these upper-level courses must be taken within the Department of Biological Sciences.
Now accepting applications for part-time faculty for next academic year (Fall 2013 and Spring 2013)
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Southern Maine seeks part-time science faculty applicants to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology lectures, Pathophysiology lecture, and Animal Physiology lab courses for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. Doctorate in Biology or related field required. Prior teaching experience strongly favored. Please submit a cover letter describing your areas of expertise and past experience, vita and list of three references. Submit materials to the following contact: Lisa Moore, Department of Biological Sciences, 96 Falmouth St., Portland ME 04103, or email@example.com. USM is an EEO/AA employer committed to diversity, quality and reasonable accommodation.
Application review process begins May 6th until positions are filled.