B.S. Biology, Ecology and Conservation Biology Concentration

 Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the BS in Biology, Ecology and Conservation Biology.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 1160 or MATH 11703
Objective 46
Objective 5 - BIOL 1101, BIOL 1101L, PHYS 11117
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Major Requirements

BIOL 1101
Biology I
and Biology I Lab
BIOL 1102
Biology II
and Biology II Lab
BIOL 2206
BIOL 2207
Cell Biology
and Cell Biology Laboratory 1
BIOL 2209
General Ecology
and General Ecology Laboratory
BIOL 3316Biometry Laboratory1
BIOL 3358Genetics3
BIOL 4417Organic Evolution3
BIOL 4491
BIOL 4492
and Seminar
MATH 1160Survey of Calculus3-4
or MATH 1170 Calculus I
MATH 3350Statistical Methods3
CHEM 1111
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 1112
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
CHEM 3301
CHEM 3303
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
PHYS 1111
PHYS 1113
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
Select two of the following: 7
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
Ecology and Conservation Biology Concentration Requirements
Field Research:4
Field Ecology
Senior Thesis
Ecology Courses:8
Careers in Ecology and Conservation Biology
Conservation Biology
Plant Ecology
and Plant Ecology Lab
Population Ecology
and Population Ecology Lab
Ecological Topics
Plant Animal Interactions
Fish Ecology
and Fish Ecology Laboratory
Freshwater Ecology
and Freshwater Ecology Lab
Ecosystem Ecology and Global Changes
Diversity or Evolutionary Courses:8
BIOL 2213Fall Flora2
BIOL 2214Spring Flora2
BIOL 3310Invertebrate Zoology4
BIOL 4406Plant Diversity and Evolution4
BIOL 4412Systematic Botany4
BIOL 4423General Parasitology3
BIOL 4426Herpetology3
BIOL 4427Ichthyology3
BIOL 4431General Entomology3
BIOL 4434Microbial Diversity3
BIOL 4438Ornithology4
BIOL 4441Mammalogy3
BIOL 4495Animal Behavior4
Biology Electives - choose any 3 credits of BIOL courses, including:3
BIOL 4481Independent Problems1-4
BIOL 4482Independent Problems1-4
BIOL 2280Mentored Research Alliance2
BIOL 4480Mentored Research Alliance2
Total Credits78

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements (Required General Education credits removed.)68
Upper Division Free Electives5
Free Electives10
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)