The environmental biology major trains students in the natural sciences as well as other disciplines that inform environmental issues, providing breadth across math and the natural sciences and depth within field biology, ecology, and biodiversity. Students develop skills for measuring and analyzing ecological interactions, environmental processes, and the impacts of human behavior on natural resources as well as for communicating scientific information orally and in writing.
Students with a major in environmental biology are prepared for graduate school in many biological and environmental disciplines as well as science-oriented careers in state or federal conservation agencies, parks, or forest services, environmental consulting, and non-governmental organizations.
The Bachelor of Science Environmental Biology major requires 67 credit hours of coursework.
All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses. Co-requisites must be taken during the same semester.