Requirements for the Major in Biology - Ecology and Biodiversity Track

The major requires successful completion of the following:

Course Requirements 1,2
BIOL 130Field Investigations in Biology4
BIOL 133Introductory Molecular Biology and Genetics 34
BIOL 210Ecology (Lab)4
BIOL 213Evolutionary Biology4
BIOL 223Genetics (Lab)4
or BIOL 224 Genetics
BIOL 3242
BIOL 424Senior Seminar2
ENST 217Fundamentals of GIS4
or STAT 204 Elementary Statistics
Select one of the following:4
Advanced Conservation Biology
Advanced Conservation Biology (Lab)
Human Health and the Environment (Lab)
Freshwater Conservation
Select three of the following:12
Ornithology (Lab)
Invertebrate Zoology (Lab)
Plant Ecology (Lab)
Biodiversity: Pattern and Process (Lab)
Entomology (Lab)
BIOL 215
and BIOL 216

Environmental Physiology of Plants (Lab)
Freshwater Biology (Lab)
BIOL 241
and BIOL 251
Rainforests and Coral Reefs
Herpetology (Lab)
Cave Biology
Plant Evolution and Systematics (Lab)
Behavioral Ecology (Lab)
Ecosystems and Global Change (Lab)
Advanced Topics in Ecology and Biodiversity
Genes and Behavior
Environment and Development
Environmental Physiology and Biochemistry of Animals (Lab)
Environmental Physiology and Biochemistry of Animals
Island Ecology (Lab) 4
Total Semester Hours44
Additional Requirements
A comprehensive examination

Required for a B.S. (but not for a B.A.) in Biology

Course Requirements
Select four additional courses in mathematics, statistics, or science outside biology, including at least two lab science courses16
Total Semester Hours16