Botany Minor

Student in Conservatory

The Department of Natural Sciences offers a minor in Botany directed toward students with an interest in the botanical sciences. Courses offered in the minor provide a foundation in plant anatomy and physiology, taxonomy, and production.  

Requirements of the minor are as follows:

Botany Minor (20-22 hours)

Botany Core Complete all courses  
BIOL1151 General Biology 1 4
BIOL1152 General Biology 2 4
BIOL4270 Plant Anatomy & Physiology 4
Plant Taxonomy Choose 6 hours  
BIOL2250 Plant Taxonomy 4
BIOL2252 Dendrology 4
BIOL3250 Spring Floral Taxonomy 2
BIOL3251 Summer Floral Taxonomy 2
BIOL3271 Nonvascular and Seedless Plants 2
BIOL3272 Phycology 2
Plant Production Choose one course  
BIOL2253 Practical Horticulture 4
BIOL3254 Economic Botany 2
BIOL3255 Forest Ecology and Management 2


Please contact Dr. Logan Minter if you have any questions about this minor.

Natural Sciences

Contact Information

Department of Natural Sciences
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Dr. Kimberly Inman, Chairperson
Sharon Messer, Secretary

Phone: (740) 351-3456
Fax: (740) 351-3815 or

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