The Environmental Biology concentration provides students with a balance between better understanding the relationships between organisms and the environment and how this balance can be sustained through environmental management and conservation.

Graduate Assistantships are NOT available for students enrolled in the MA program.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements

 

BSCI 50196

INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION (repeated for 6 credit hours total) 1

6

BSCI 60104

BIOLOGICAL STATISTICS

4

BSCI 60110

CAREERS AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS FOR BIOLOGISTS

2

BSCI 60184

RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

2

BSCI 60191

SEMINAR IN BIOLOGY (repeated for 2 credit hours total) 2

2

   

Concentration Requirements (choose one of the following):

4

BSCI 50374

CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

 

or BSCI 50375

ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

 

Concentration Electives (choose from the following):

 

11-12

BSCI 50160

MARINE BIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50162

SOIL BIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50163

EVOLUTION

 

BSCI 50170

STREAM BIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50222

INVASION BIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50363

MICROBIAL ECOLOGY

 

BSCI 50364

LIMNOLOGY

 

BSCI 50365

FIELD METHODS IN ORNITHOLOGY

 

BSCI 50368

WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

 

BSCI 50370

ECOLOGICAL AND EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS

 

BSCI 50371

EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50372

COMMUNITIES AND ECOSYSTEMS

 

BSCI 50373

POPULATION AND COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

 

BSCI 50374

CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50375

ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

 

BSCI 50376

TROPICAL FIELD BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION

 

BSCI 50380

BIOGEOCHEMISTRY

 

BSCI 50556

VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY

 

GEOG 51077

WATER AND SOCIETY

 

GEOG 56080

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY

 

GEOG 59070

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE

 

GEOG 59230

REMOTE SENSING

 

or GEOL 52030

REMOTE SENSING

GEOL 52069

HYDROGEOCHEMISTRY

 

Minimum Total Credit Hours:

31

Certification Rules

K-12 teachers holding or pursuing a teaching certificate who are working on the Biology MA must take at least 18 hours of biological sciences courses. Students holding a bachelor’s degree without K-12 teacher certification must take at least 23 hours of biological science courses.

MA program has continuous enrollment. Click here to apply.