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Undergraduate Program


We require students to maintain a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) in the minor, excluding allied field courses. See the advising page for information on how to declare your minor, exceptions to requirements, and more.


Minor in Biological Sciences (BI)

Students in this minor will gain a solid foundation in the biological sciences and are required to take the following courses:


Please contact Danielle Presgraves at (585) 275-0925 or with any questions.


Minor in Computational Biology (CB)

Students in this minor will study biological systems using math and computer science. This minor requires the following courses:

  • One of the following:
    • BIO 110: Principles of Biology I
    • BIO 112: Perspectives in Biology I (pre-requires AP biology exam score of 4 or 5)
  • One of the following:
    • BIO 190: The Human Genome
    • BIO 198: Principles of Genetics
  • One of the following:
    • BIO 208: Introduction to Programming for Biologists (starts fall 2016)
    • CSC 161: The Art of Programming
    • CSC 171: The Science of Programming
  • BIO 214/218P: Biostatistics with Data Analysis in R Lab
  • Two of the following:
    • BIO 219: Genomics of Quantitative Traits
    • BIO 253: Computational Biology
    • BIO 254: Data Mining for Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    • BIO 257: Applied Genomics
    • BIO 259:  Applied Population Biology


Please contact Amanda Larracuente at (585) 273-1693 or with any questions.