2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology, B.S. with a Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship Concentration

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The Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Concentration in Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship prepares majors to begin a professional career in the life sciences. Agriculture, wildlife management, forestry, the food industry, the drug and pharmacy industries, public health and environmental protection all provide career opportunities for biologists.

The Concentration in Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship provides students with a broad base knowledge and skills necessary to understand the interactions between people and their environment. An integrative philosophy is woven through the course of study that involves opportunity for internship in related environmental employment. Goals for students in the program include

  1. To understand the interactions between living things and the physical environment.
  2. To appreciate the impact of human societies on the earth.
  3. To understand the biogeochemical cycles and how they affect global changes.
  4. To see the linkages between human choices and environmental effects.
  5. To appreciate the need for environmental ethics and to embrace a philosophy of sustainability to natural resources.


Biology Major - General Education Requirements


In addition students must take two courses from the Ecology Basket, plus one course from either the Anatomy & Physiology Basket or from the Molecular & Microbiology Basket.  A chemistry minor is recommended but not required.

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