Minor in Mathematical Biology

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Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better is required in all courses used to satisfy the minor.
  • At least 6 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF within the Department of Mathematics.
  • This minor is not open to Math majors.

Prerequisite Courses

  • Students must satisfy each course’s prerequisites before enrolling in the class.
BSC 2010C Biology I 4 hrs
MAC 2311C Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 4 hrs
MAC 2312 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4 hrs

Required Courses (21 hrs)

BSC 2011C Biology II 4 hrs
MAC 2313 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 4 hrs
MAP 2302 Ordinary Differential Equations I 3 hrs
MAS 3105 Matrix and Linear Algebra 4 hrs
MAP 4484 Mathematical Biology I 3 hrs
MAP 4494 Mathematical Biology II 3 hrs

Restricted Electives (3 hrs)

BCH 4053 Biochemistry I 3 hrs
PCB 3023 Molecular Cell Biology 3 hrs
PCB 3044 Principles of Ecology 3 hrs
PCB 3063 Genetics 3 hrs
PCB 4683 Evolutionary Biology 4 hrs

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Semester Hours Required

  • 24

Other Requirements

  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Internship, Co-op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the minor.
  • Lower division courses do not substitute for Upper Division courses.