The ecology concentration within the biology major is intended for students interested in conservation biology, ecology, or environmental biology. To complete the biology major with a concentration in ecology, students take the three required Biology core courses (BI 110, BI 207, and BI 238), complete a biology capstone course (BI 401 and BI 402, or BI 404) in their final year, and choose a total of four electives from two categories:
Complete a biology capstone course in their final year (BI 401 and BI 402, or BI 404).
Choose a total of four electives from two categories:
Student majoring in biology with an ecology concentration must also take the required tool courses in Chemistry.
Three courses chosen from the following:
Two quantitative electives from the following list:
A course in statistics (e.g. MA 123 or PS 243) is strongly recommended; MA 133 is a prerequisite for CH 110 but is not required for the major.