Biology with Concentration in Environmental Biology (B.S.)

This concentration is designed for students with a strong interest in environmental biology. The concentration provides students with a breadth and depth of environmental awareness, rigorously prepares them for advanced studies in environmental biology and trains them for environmentally-oriented professions.

Requirements

Basic requirements beyond the Biology Core:

1.

BIO 302Introductory Ecology Laboratory

1

2.

BIO 431The Biosphere

3

3. One of the following advanced Biology courses:

BIO 322Plant Diversity

4

BIO 341Invertebrate Zoology

4

BIO 354Plant Systematics

4

BIO 361Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles

3

BIO 370Vertebrate Zoology

4

4. At least one of the following advanced Biology courses:

BIO 420Marine Biology

3

BIO 430Biological Evolution

3

BIO 438/PSY 438Animal Behavior

3

BIO 501Advanced Topics in Animal Ecology

3

BIO 505Advanced Topics in Ecological Physiology

3

BIO 510Advanced Topics in Plant Ecology

3

BIO 520Ecosystem Ecology

3

BIO 522Landscape Ecology

3

BIO 526Conservation Biology

3

BIO 527Terrestrial Plant Ecology

3

BIO 528Microbial Ecology

3

BIO 529Aquatic Ecology

3

BIO 541Entomology

3

BIO 552Metamorphosis

3

BIO 560Symbiosis

3

BIO 579Environmental Physiology

3

Related area requirements plus the following additional requirements:

Related Area Requirements are the same as Biology, B.S.

1. Statistics

STA 271Fundamental Concepts of Statistics

3

or

STA 571Statistical Methods for Research I

3

and

2. At least one of the following courses:

CHE 252Chemistry and the Human Environment

3

ENV 100Introduction to Environmental Studies

3

ENV 312/PSC 312Environmental Law and Policy

3

ENV 313/PSC 313Natural Resources Law and Policy

3

ENV 314/PSC 314Wildlife Law and Policy

3

GEO 106Geosystems Science

3

GEO 121Introduction to Geographic Information Science

3


 

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