Environmental Biology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the origins, functions, relationships, interactions, and natural history of living populations, communities, species, and ecosystems in relation to dynamic environmental processes. Includes instruction in biodiversity, molecular genetic and genomic evolution, mesoscale ecology, computational biology and modeling, conservation biology, local and global environmental change, and restoration ecology.

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Environmental Biology Career

What Courses Do Environmental Biology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Environmental Biology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Biostatistics
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Genetics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

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