The minor in biology will introduce you to a range of biology topics and allow you to develop an understanding of the interrelationships between the various facets of life. A strong mix of theoretical and practical based studies of how science is discussed, the basic scientific knowledge it contains and the experimental process from where the information has been collected, will teach you how to analyse both data and the literature and apply critical thinking skills to defend the ideas you have developed. Topics include the investigation the molecules of life, ecology and evolution, how the world works at the cellular level, how the body defends itself from foreign invaders and how biology is used in commercial applications.

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