20 semester hours including:
- BIOL 225, 226
- 12 semester hours elective coursework in biology
(minimum 4 hours upper division required)*
*No more than one 100-level course can be applied to the minor; this course must be taken prior to enrolling in BIOL 225. At least 8 semester hours for the minor must be earned in courses taken at PLU. For those students applying only 8 semester hours of PLU biology credit toward the minor, those hours cannot include independent study (BIOL 491) or internship (BIOL 495).