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BS in Biology: Environmental Science Concentration

The Environmental Science major is specifically for students who wish to have careers as environmental scientists, particularly in the area of environmental research, testing, and consulting. For students who are interested in environmental advocacy and education, they may want to become Environmental Studies majors

Courses that fulfill both College Core Options and Major Requirements
Course Number
Course Name
Credits
CHM 109 - 110 General Chemistry I & II
10
MTH 231 Calculus I
4
PHY 101 - 102 General Physics I & II
8

Courses from outside the Department required for this Major
Course Number
Course Name
Credits
CHM 209 - 210 Organic Chemistry I & II
6
CHM 220 Organic Chemistry Laboratory
2
CHM 222 Analytical Chemistry
2
MTH 270 Statistics
3

Departmental Courses required for the Major
Course Number
Course Name
Credits
BIO 101-102 General Biology I & II
8
BIO 201 Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity
4
BIO 206 Introduction to Botany
4
BIO 211 Genetics
4
BIO 314 Ecology
4
BIO 316 Microbiology
4
BIO 399 Cell Biology
3
BIO 403 Principles of Toxicology
3
BIO 430 Microbial Ecology
4
BIO 450 Seminar
2
   
 
BIO 451 Capstone: Seminar in Science, Technology, and Society
2

Total credits required:  81