WHAT IS ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY (EEB)?
This major is part of the BEP Exploration Group
The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) major provides an integrated perspective on the origins and complex interactions of life on Earth, while building a comprehensive foundation in the biological sciences and emphasizing undergraduate research experiences. Focusing on plants, animals, and microbes, it includes the study of genes and genomes, individual organisms, populations, communities and ecosystems. This major is for you if you are interested in the natural environment and will prepare you for career pathways in a wide variety of disciplines. These include graduate studies in the biological, public health and medical, dental, and veterinary professions, conservation and natural resource management, teaching at the K-12 level, positions in the local, state and federal governments, non-profit/non-governmental organizations, and private sector opportunities such as environmental consulting agencies.
HOW TO DECLARE:
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3-LAB)
BIOL 1108 - Principles of Biology 2 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3-LAB)
EEB 2244 - General Ecology (Major Requirement)
EEB 2245 - Evolutionary Biology (Major Requirement)
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
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