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Course Descriptions - Major Requirements

Conservation Science Curriculum
Credit Hrs
Fundamental Core Courses (Required)
BIOL 111 (Organismal Biology I) and Biol 107 (Biology Laboratory)
4
BIOL 112 (Organismal Biology II) and Biol 107 (Biology Laboratory)
4
BIOL 226 (Cell and Molecular)
3
CHEM 111, 112 (General Chemistry I & II)
8
GEOL 101 (Introduction to Geology)
4
POLS 322 (Public Policy)
3
ECON 215 (Principles of Microeconomics)
3
PSYC 232 (Behavioral Statistics) or MATH 140 (Statistics) or ECON 325 (Statistics)
3
Number of Hours
32
   
Conservation Group (Required)
 
CVSC 231 or CVSC 431 (Conservation Science Discussion / Topics in Conservation Science)
1
CVSC 331 (Conservation Biology)
4
CVSC 437 (Conservation Science Research I)
3
CVSC 438 (Conservation Science Research II)
2
CVSC 439 (Conservation Science Research III)
2
Number of Hours
12
   

Group A: (Select 11 hrs, no more than 8 hrs from
the same discipline)

 
BIOL 304 (Evolution)
4
BIOL 306 (Genetics)
4
BIOL 308 (General Ecology)
4
BIOL 312 (Microbiology)
4
BIOL 375 (Molecular Biology)
4
CHEM 213 (Organic Chemistry I)
4
CHEM 214 (Organic Chemistry II)
4
CHEM 235 (Environmental Chemistry)
4
CHEM 335 (Analytical Chemsitry)
4
GEOL 311 (Paleontology)
3
EVSC 421 (Topics in Environmental Science)
1
 
Group B: (Select 12 hrs, no more than 6 hrs from
the same discipline)
 
PHIL 203 (Introduction to Ethics)
3
PHIL 331 (Environmental Ethics)
3
BUSI 321 (Organizational Management)
3
Econ 333 (Intermediate Microeconomic Theory)
3
POLS 314 (Politcal Communication)
3
SOCI 350 (Social Change in an International Perspective)
3
RELG 393 (Global Issues and Values)
3