Feb 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Science Minor

The Science Minor, offered by the Department of Biological Sciences , does not qualify for a science teaching minor. See the Science Education Program advisor for the supplementary science credential requirements. This minor is not open to majors in College of Science, except Mathematics and Computer Science.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major, and coursework for the minor must include a minimum of 6 upper-division units (University Policy S16-4). Minor preparation or support courses do not count toward the 12 distinct units. Of the coursework for the minor, at least 6 units completed in residence at SJSU. The minimum aggregate GPA for all coursework required for the minor must be at least 2.0.

Minor Requirements (22 units)

Prerequisite (6 units)

General Education requirements in science at San Jose State University

Additional Courses (16 units)

Select at least 3 Units per Category; Complete at Least One of Each Category:

Total Units Required (22 units)

For all courses for the minor, the instructor may accept related course work or experimental learning in lieu of stated prerequisites.