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2017-2018 University Catalogue 
  
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalogue

Environmental Biology Major


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Advisers Cardelús, Frey, Fuller, Ingram, McCay, McHugh, Watkins

This major is affiliated with the Environmental Studies Program (ENST) and is designed for students interested in biology and the environment.

Environmental biology provides the student with a focus on biological systems and how organisms interact with the abiotic and biotic components of the environment. It also provides a breadth of exposure to environmental studies beyond the field of biology. The courses below are required for the major.

For more information about the program, honors/high honors, transfer credit, etc., visit the Environmental Studies program  page.

Major Requirements


Environmental Studies Courses (Six)


Biology Courses (Six)


Additional Biology Courses


Three additional biology courses, numbered below BIOL 470, with at least one from each of the areas noted below. Only one of these courses may be BIOL 101  or BIOL 102 .

Research Course


One of the following courses in research:

Other Required Courses (one or two)


Students should choose one of the following three options:

Graduate Study or a Career in the General Area of Environmental Biology


Students who wish to pursue graduate study or a career in the general area of environmental biology should consider taking CHEM 263 /CHEM 263L , CHEM 264 /CHEM 264L  and PHYS 111 /PHYS 111L , PHYS 112 /PHYS 112L .

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