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Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physiology Minor

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Beth Cantwell, Associate Professor of Biology
Health and Life Sciences Building, Room 345, (540) 665-4802,​​

The Physiology minor allows students to enhance their knowledge of physiology and its basis. Students may choose electives based on their interests. This program is of particular use to students who are considering graduate programs in the health professions (e.g., medicine, physical therapy, athletic training), pharmacy or basic science research.


Required Courses

Physics lab series

A two course series in physics with labs is required.  This requirement may be satisfied by the successful completion of either:

Subtotal: 8 credits

Elective courses

  • Two must include labs
  • One must be at the 300-level or above 

Subtotal: 11-12 credits

Total: 19-20 credits

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