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Conservation Biology Minor

 

This program consists of a minimum of 19 hours, a minimum of 16 from within the Biology Department and a minimum of 3 from outside the Department.

1) Required Courses Within Department
BIOL 111/111L, Natural History of Life/Laboratory (4 cr)
BIOL 301, Ecology (3 cr)
BIOL 450, Conservation Biology (3 cr)

Additional Courses to total 19 or more credits from

2) Within Department (minimum of 6 credits)
BIOL 305, Principles of Genetics (3 cr)
BIOL 312, Plant Taxonomy (3 cr)
BIOL 313, Structure and Function of Plants (3 cr)
BIOL 322, Zoology (3 cr)
BIOL 335, Invertebrate Zoology (3 cr)
BIOL 408, Ecology of Plants (3 cr)
BIOL 431, Genetic Aspects of Population Biology (3 cr)
BIOL 433, Insect Biology (3 cr)
BIOL 433L, Insect Identification (1 cr)
BIOL 439, Animal Behavior (3 cr)
BIOL 445, Herpetology (3 cr)
BIOL 447, Ornithology (3 cr)
BIOL 450, Conservation Genetics (3 cr)
BIOL 461G, Human Ecology (3 cr)
BIOL 462, Advanced Ecology (4 cr)
BIOL 463, Field Ecology (3 cr)
BIOL 467, Evolution (3 cr)
BIOL 470, Plant Community Ecology (3 cr)

3) Outside Department (minimum of 3 credits)
AG E 337G, Natural Resource Economics (3 cr)
GEOG 381, Cartography (3 cr)
GEOG 382, Introduction to Remote Sensing (3 cr)
GEOG 481, Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (3 cr)
GEOG 482, Advanced Remote Sensing (3 cr)
WLSC 256, Principles of Fishery Management (3 cr)
WLSC 257, Principles of Wildlife Management (3 cr)
WLSC 310, Management of Endangered Species (3 cr)
WLSC 409, Introduction to Population Ecology (3 cr)
WLSC 458, Ecology of Inland Waters (3 cr)
WLSC 482, Ichthyology (3 cr)