BS ENVIRONMENTAL AND FIELD BIOLOGY CURRICULUM 

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  BIOL 1951 Biology Orientation 1         BIOL 1401 Bio 2: Biodiversity, Organismal Bio, & Ecol 4
  BIOL 1301 Biology 1: Cells, Molecules, & Evolution 4         BIOL 2131 Natural History 3
  BIOL 2011 Environmental Issues 3         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  BIOL 2021 Environmental Issues Lab 1           MATH/STAT Elective ** 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    MATH/STAT Elective ** 3             16
      15              
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL 2511 Ecology 4         CHEM  Chemistry Elective * 4
  CHEM  Chemistry Elective * 4         GEOG 2481 Introduction to Geographic Info Systems 3
    GEOL 2801 or PHYS 2111 or PHYS 2311 3         PLSC 3061 Environmental Law 3
    GEOL 2811 or PHYS 2341 1           Diverse Cultures Seminar  3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      15             16
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 3581 Interpretive Methodology 1         BIOL 3661 Environmental Research Methods 3
  BIOL 3591 Wetland Delineation Practicum 1         BIOL 3741 Freshwater Ecology (suggested) or Elective 4
  BIOL 3671 Field Botany 3         GEOG 3481 Applied Geographic Info Systems 3
  BIOL 3681 Ichthyology 3         PHIL 3101 Environmental Ethics 3
  BIOL 3691 Field Entomology 3             13
  BIOL 3701 Marine Biology 3              
  BIOL 3731 Field Skills for Biologists 1              
  BIOL 3781 Behavioral Ecology 3              
      18              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 4771 Internship in Environ. & Field Biol Capstone 1         BIOL 4871 Environ. & Field Biol Capstone Seminar 1
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective  3
    Elective (at least 1 hour) 1             13
      14              
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours =120 
* Two non-remedial courses in Chemistry totaling 8 -10 credit hours.
** Two non-remedial courses in Mathematics or Statistics totaling 6 credit hours.
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 2 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies