Aquatic Biology Limnology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the ecology and behavior of microbes, plants, and animals inhabiting inland fresh waters such as lakes, ponds, rivers, creeks, estuaries, and wetlands. Includes instruction in geology and hydrology; aquatic ecosystems; microbiology; mycology; botany; ichthyology; mammalogy; population biology and biodiversity; studies of specific species, phyla, and habitats; and applications to fields such as natural resources conservation, fisheries science, and biotechnology. Is Aquatic Biology Limnology the right major for you?
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Aquatic Biology Limnology Major

What Courses Do Aquatic Biology Limnology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Aquatic Biology Limnology 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.

  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physiology
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