Environmental Studies - Ecology Major

See requirements for other Environmental Studies Majors:
 General Major     Environmental Policy      International Environmental Sustainability


Requirements

Students must take a minimum of 11 courses, at least four of which are at the 300-level or above including the following:

   Required Core Courses (8 total)

  1. ENST 100 - Environment and Society
  2. ENST 110 - Earth Systems Science
  3. BIOL 217 - Introductory Ecology (prerequisite BIOL 101 and 102)
  4. BIOL 209 - Biostatistics and Experimental Design (prerequisite: BIOL 101 and 102)
  5. ENST/BIOL 321 - Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology (prerequisite: BIOL 101 and 102)
  6. ENST 365 - Ethical Dilemmas in Environmental Politics or PHIL 302 Ethics and the Environment
  7. ENST 450 - Independent Study or ENST 451 - Independent Research and Writing
  8. ENST 480 - Senior Seminar: Creating a Sustainable Society  (prerequisites: see course description)


    Elective Courses (3 total)

  9. Two elective Ecology courses from the approved list (see below).
  10. One elective Human Culture and Social Institutions course from the approved list (see below)

Depending on their career interests, and in consultation with the concentration advisor, students should also consider taking CHEM 201, 202, and PHYSICS 101 and 102.


Ecology (approved elective courses - 2 required)

Human Culture and Social Institutions (approved elective courses - 1 required)