Biology

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 424Senior Seminar4
ENST 217Fundamentals of GIS4
or STAT 204 Elementary Statistics
Select four courses from the lists below: 416
Select at least one of the following courses in human dimensions:
Advanced Conservation Biology
Reading the Landscape (Lab)
Advanced Conservation Biology (Lab)
Human Health and the Environment (Lab)
Coastal Ecology
Freshwater Conservation
Ecological Integrity in Agriculture
Select up to three of the following courses in ecology and biodiversity:
Entomology
Ornithology (Lab)
Biodiversity: Pattern and Process (Lab)
Entomology (Lab)
Environmental Physiology of Plants (Lab)
Freshwater Biology (Lab)
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
Biochemistry of Metabolism and Molecular Biology
Genes and Behavior
Environment and Development
Advanced Topics in Evolutionary Biology
Environmental Physiology and Biochemistry of Animals (Lab)
Environmental Physiology and Biochemistry of Animals
Island Ecology (Lab)
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