Aquatic Systems Minor
This program includes the study of lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands and organisms such as bacteria, protozoa, invertebrates, insects, fish, aquatic plants and more. Aquatic biologists also study nutrients, light and pollution and how these affect the water systems.
The biology minor is designed for students who want to study the biological sciences as a supplement to their major.
Fisheries Biology Minor
Fisheries biology is an interdisciplinary field incorporating chemistry, ecology, limnology (the study of fish), management and economics. The fisheries biology minor at Bemidji State is an interdisciplinary curriculum that gives students a solid foundation in the aquatic sciences and including relevant topics in environmental law and policy, economics and statistics.
Wetlands Ecology Minor
Surrounded by many bogs, fens (a type of wetland), marshes, swamps, prairie potholes, lakes and rivers, Bemidji State offers a unique opportunity to train experts in wetland ecology, delineation, management and preservation.
Wildlife Biology Minor
The wildlife biology minor is designed for students preparing for careers with natural resources agencies or for graduate school in wildlife biology.