C6 Major Requirement (54 credit units)

  • BIOL 222.3
  • BIOL 224.3/BMSC 224.3
  • BIOL 226.3
  • BIOL 228.3
  • BIOL 301.3
  • BIOL 350.3
  • BIOL 410.3
  • BIOL 480.3 or BIOL 481.6

Courses chosen from each one of the four thematic areas:

A) Understanding effects of environmental contaminants

At least one of:

  • TOX 301.3
  • BIOL 475.3
  • CHEM 375.3

B) Theoretical basis of conservation and management strategies at multiple scales from individuals to landscapes

At least one of:

  • BIOL 470.3
  • BIOL 363.3 (formerly BIOL 473.3)
  • PLSC 423.3

C) In depth knowledge of the structure and function of an aquatic or terrestrial community or ecosystems

At least one of:

  • BIOL 412.3
  • BIOL 373.3
  • PLSC 422.3
  • PLSC 425.3

D) In depth knowledge of the phylogeny and field identification of a major plant or animal group

At least one of:

  • BIOL 323.3
  • BIOL 365.3
  • BIOL 451.3
  • BIOL 455.3
  • BIOL 458.3
  • BIOL 466.3

Choose 15 additional credit units (if you take BIOL 481.6) or 18 additional credit units (if you take BIOL 480.3) in senior BIOL or equivalent courses to total 54 credit units in the major from the list below:

  • ACB 406.3
  • ANBI 470.3
  • ANSC 313.3
  • ARCH 270.3
  • BINF 200.3
  • BMSC 210.3
  • BMSC 220.3
  • FABS 212.3
  • GEOL 343.3
  • GEOL 433.3
  • GEOL 435.3
  • MCIM 487.3
  • PLSC 405.3
  • PLSC 411.3
  • PLSC 416.3
  • PLSC 422.3
  • PLSC 423.3
  • PLSC 425.3
  • TOX 300.3
  • TOX 301.3
Students with relevant work-related experience may qualify for a waiver of the BIOL 480.3 or BIOL 481.6 requirement; contact the Department of Biology for more information about this provision.