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Requirements

Environmental Biology

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR

1. Introductory Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Science with laboratory:

BIOL BC 1500, 1501, 1502, 1503 Introductory Biology

EESC V 2100 and 2200 Introductory Env Science

CHEM BC 2001 and either 2002 or 3328 and 3230 General/Organic Chemistry

2. One lecture course in Ecology:

BIOL BC 2272 or BC 3380 Ecology/Applied Ecology and Evolution

3. One laboratory course in Ecology:

BIOL BC 2873  Laboratory in Ecology

4. One lecture course organismal biology chosen from the following:

BIOL BC 2240 Plant Evolution and Diversity

or BC 2250 Invertebrate Biology

or BC 2262  Vertebrate Biology

or BC 3320 Microbiology

5. One additional lecture course in Biology (not including those listed above under organismal biology).

6. One course in Environmental methodology:

EESC BC 3014 Field Methods

or BC 3016 Environmental Measurements

or BC 3025 Hydrology

or N 0356/ W 4050 Global Assessment Remote Sensing

or EAEE E 4009  GIS – Remote Sensing, Environmental  Infrastructure Mgt.

or SDEV W3390 GIS for Sustainable Development

or SDEV W3450 Spacial Analysis and Modeling

7. One additional lecture course in Environmental Science.

8. One course in data handling:

BIOL BC 2286 Statistics and Research Design

or EESC BC 3017 Environmental Data Analysis

or EEEB W 3020 Statistics for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

9. A senior essay completed in one of the following courses:

BIOL BC 3590 Senior Seminar

or BC 3593/3594 Senior Thesis Research

or EESC BC 3800x and 3801y Senior Research Seminar

Note: Calculus, Physics, and a second year of Chemistry are recommended for students planning advanced study in Environmental Biology.