Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Ecology and evolutionary biology are among the most exciting and challenging fields in biology today. The concentration in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology not only provides training in ecology and evolution, but also gives students a strong foundation in the statistical and mathematical methods essential for understanding both of these areas. 

Requirements for the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Concentration 
 

Introductory Biology (3 CU):

  • Track 1: BIOL 1121 with 1123 and BIOL 1124 (2.0 cu) and BIOL 2311 or BIOL 2140 or 3310 (not offered every year) [BIOL 121 with 123 and 124 and 210 or 231 or 215]
  • Track 2: BIOL 1101 and 1102 (3.0 cu) [BIOL 101 and BIOL 102]


Chemistry (2 CU):

  • CHEM1011 or 1012 or 1151 with 1101 (1.5 CUs) [CHEM101 or 115 with 053]
  • CHEM1012 or 1022 or 1161 with 1102 (1.5 CUs) [CHEM102 or 116 with 054]
  • CHEM2410 (1 CU) [CHEM 241]
  • CHEM2420 (1 CU) [CHEM242]
  • CHEM2450 (1 CU) [CHEM245]

 

Physics (1.5 CU):

  • PHYS0101 or 0150 or 0170 (1.5 CUs) [PHYS 101 or 150 or 170]
  • PHYS0102 or 0151 or 0171 (1.5 CUs) [PHYS 102 or 151 or 171]

Calculus and Statistics (3 CU):

  • MATH1400 (1 CU) [MATH 104]
  • MATH1410 or 1510 (1 CU) [MATH 114 or 115]
  • STAT1020 or STAT1110 or BIOL2510 (1 CU) [STAT102 or 111 or BIOL446] 


Intermediate Biology (3 CU):

  • BIOL2210 (1 CU) [BIOL 221]
  • BIOL2410 (1 CU) [BIOL 230]
  • BIOL2610 (1 CU) [BIOL 240]


Four Electives from the following list (4 CU):

  • BIOL2140 (1 CU) [BIOL 231]
  • BIOL3625 (1 CU) [BIOL 325]
  • BIOL3430 (1 CU) [BIOL 330]
  • BIOL3711 (1 CU) [BIOL 376]
  • BIOL4600 (1 CU) [BIOL 400]
  • BIOL4410 (1 CU) [BIOL 410]
  • BIOL4411 (1 CU) [BIOL 411]
  • BIOL4430 (1 CU) [BIOL 430]
  • BIOL4517 (1 CU) [BIOL 417]
  • BIOL4536 (1 CU) [BIOL 437]
  • BIOL4615 (1 CU) [BIOL 415]
  • BIOL4623 (1 CU) [BIOL 423]
  • BIOL4669 (1 CU) [BIOL 469]
  • BIOL4999 (1 CU) [BIOL 499]
  • BIOL5220 (1 CU) [BIOL 522]
  • EESC5660 (1 CU) [GEOL 511]
  • EESC4200 (1 CU) [GEOL 418]


Research Experience (1 CU):

At least 1 CU of independant study (BIOL3999) is required for the concentration.