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2023 - 2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

Biology, Environmental Conservation Option, B.S.

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OSRHE Code: 112E

Major Code: BIEC

Explore the natural world and champion the cause of biological conservation with our Environmental Conservation option. This specialized track will lead students in the study of plants, animals, ecosystems, and biodiversity. Through hands-on experiences and fieldwork, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills necessary to address pressing environmental problems. The curriculum includes courses in organismal biology, aquatic biology, ecology, biological conservation, and GIS.  The Environmental Conservation option is a good choice for those whose aspirations lie in wildlife biology, natural resource conservation, or environmental consulting. 

Note: BIOL 4602 /BIOL 4801  satisfies the computer proficiency requirement for this degree.

Biology, Required Hours: 121 Credit Hour(s)

Required General Education: 44 Credit Hour(s)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 Credit Hour(s)

Science and Mathematics: 12 Credit Hour(s)

Elective: 3 Credit Hour(s)

Select three additional hours from the courses listed above and not previously selected.

*Environmental Conservation Emphasis: 29 Credit Hour(s)

Environmental Conservation Required Support Courses: 13-14 Credit Hour(s)

Environmental Conservation Guided Selected Electives: 8 Credit Hour(s)

Guided Electives (BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, MATH, PHYS)

Selected Electives: 10-11 Credit Hour(s)

Total Credit Hour(s): 121

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