Biological Sciences, Minor

Program Locations

The minor in Biological Sciences is available at the following locations:

About this Program

Students of Wayland’s biological sciences minor are well-prepared for many professional programs in the health care field and are well-equipped to excel in preliminary standardized testing for such programs, like the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test).

Students of this minor will study a variety of biology courses. This minor requires 20 hours of biology specific courses, 12 of which must be upper level.

Requirements

A minor in Biological Science requires 20 course hours. A total of 12 hours must be from upper-level courses.

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Faculty

The School of Math & Science has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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Organizations

  • PHSC -- Pioneer Health Service Corps
  • Provides medical mission opportunities to students.
  • Offers students practice tests in their chosen pre-health fields.
  • Encourages student involvement through community service projects.
  • TAS -- Texas Academy of Science
  • Promotes research and scholarly activities among students.
  • Hosts an annual statewide meeting for active, university chapters.
  • Encourages conservation and wildlife preservation through partnerships with local agencies.