Environmental Biology Major

Additional Information on the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Sciences

The major in environmental biology provides understanding of biological processes among populations, communities, and ecosystems. Majors must complete seven core courses totaling 23 credits, three elective courses totaling 11 credits, and the capstone requirement for a combined total of 38-39 credits.

Core Courses

All students majoring in environmental biology complete core courses including:

Elective courses

Elective courses in the department of ecology and evolutionary biology must include two laboratory-field courses.

A maximum of one elective course may be chosen from among

Majors are also required to complete two semesters of mathematics, two semesters of general chemistry with labs