Botany

minor

The Botany minor provides a solid foundation in the biology of plants, from the molecular to the organismal level, and their role in larger ecosystems.

About this Program

Department Information

The Department of Biology studies life at all levels from molecules to the biosphere to understand the evolution, structure, maintenance and dynamics of biological systems. Our teaching and research provide the integrative and conceptual foundations of the life sciences.
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P.O. BOX 118525
220 BARTRAM HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-8525
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Curriculum

Students pursuing majors in biology, entomology, or wildlife ecology and conservation are not eligible to receive the minor in botany.

To be eligible for many upper-level botany courses, students must have completed:

BSC 2010
2010L
Integrated Principles of Biology 1
and Integrated Principles of Biology Laboratory 1
3-4
or BOT 2010C Introductory Botany
BSC 2011
2011L
Integrated Principles of Biology 2
and Integrated Principles of Biology Laboratory 2
4
or BOT 2011C Plant Diversity

Required Courses

Select 15 credits: 1, 215
Any 3000/4000/5000-level BOT course
Essential Cell Biology
Plant Ecology
General Ecology
Total Credits15
1

Up to six credits may come from BOT 2010C, BOT 2011C, BOT 2710C, BOT 2800C

2

No more than three credits may be individual work (BOT 4905, BOT 4911).

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.