The College of Sciences offers students a scientific education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Minors in the Department of Biology and Environmental Science

The department currently offers 5 minors:

The Biology Minor is a broad minor focusing on the various aspects of biological sciences. Students completing a minor in biology should acquire a basic knowledge of the biological sciences and become familiar with the scientific method and its applications in research.

Two prerequisite courses are required before you begin the biology minor.
BIOL 1010/1011 or BIOL 1017/1018 Cells, Molecules, and Life and laboratory (can be used as Core)
BIOL 1020/1021 or BIOL 1027/1028 Organisms, Adaptations, and Environment and laboratory (can be used as Core)
Biology Minor Program of Study

The GIS minor focuses on the various elements of computer assisted geospatial analysis. The minor consists of 4 courses for 16 semester hours of credit.
GIS Minor Program of Study

Food, Wine, and Beer Fermentation is an exciting new minor in the department. Students will take courses at a partner brewery, Common Bond Brewers (add hyper link, https://www.commonbondbrewers.com/). Fermentation is a biological process that requires baseline knowledge of microbiology and chemistry. Additionally to be successful as a brewer, a student will need a background in marketing and sales. The minor consists of three, four hour biology courses and two, three hours courses with our partners in Kinesiology. Students must be 21 to finish the Fermentation minor.
Fermentation Minor Program of Study

The Nutrition minor gives students a mastery in the fundamental knowledge of the field of nutrition and allows them to evaluate research and resources of the effects of nutrition on health and disease.
Nutrition Minor Program of Study

The Geography minor focuses on the various aspects of physical and human geography. This minor consists of 12 semester hours of credit.
Geography Minor Program of Study

To declare a minor, submit the change of major or minor form to the Registrar's Office.

BIOL 2040 Animal Nutrition - Online (3 Semester Credit Hours)
Animal Nutrition is a popular course for pre-veterinary students. This online course is available for currently enrolled AUM students and for transient students who need to fulfill requirements for application to veterinary schools.

Transient students 
Taking AUM classes to transfer elsewhere? Auburn University at Montgomery allows students in good standing at accredited colleges or universities to take AUM courses.

Online students
Welcome to AUM Online, where you can find excellence in education and the flexibility of online and hybrid programs or courses. Whether you are completing your degree, developing new skills to further your career or taking a class as a transient student, our online programs offer many benefits.