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The science of botany is the study of plants including plant structure, function, systematics and ecology. Students study a wide variety of activities such as the relationship of plants to each other and their environment, plant growth and metabolism, classification and identification of plants, plant cell composition and plant heredity.

Minor Requirements

Botany Minor

Minor Requirements

Required Credits: 19

Required Courses
BIOL 150General Biology I3
BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Laboratory1
BIOL 151General Biology II3
BIOL 151LGeneral Biology II Laboratory1
BOT/BIOL 315Genetics3
BOT/BIOL 315LGenetics Laboratory1
BOT 372Structure and Diversity of Plants and Fungi4
Botony Elective300-400 level3
Total Credits19

Minor Requirements and Notes

  • A minimum of 8 credits must be taken at NDSU.
  • Botany majors may not minor in Botany or Biology.