Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources Minor

Minor in EENR Learning Goals:

  • Goal 1: Attain a conceptual understanding of global change and it's drivers.
  • Goal 2: Describe the evolutionary origins and maintenance of biodiversity.
  • Goal 3: Understand the biotic and abiotic factors that affect distribution of plants and animals.
  • Goal 4: Develop proficiency in field and laboratory techniques to study ecology, evolution and natural resources.
  • Goal 5: Develop oral and written communication skills.
  • Goal 6: Understand scientific emthods and develop proficiency at evidence-based reasoning.
  • Goal 7: Understand social aspects of ecological issues and value of natural resources.

Prerequisites:

  • 01:119:101-102 OR 01:119:115-116 AND 117

Required courses:

  • 11:216:104 Topics in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources (1 cr)
  • 11:216:210 Principles of Natural Resource Management (3 cr)
  • 11:216:251 Fundamentals of Evolution (3 cr)
  • 11:216:252 Fundamentals of Evolution Lab (1 cr)
  • 11:216:351 Principles of Ecology (3 cr)
  • 11:216:352 Principles of EcologyLab (1 cr)

Process:

  • 11:573:232 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics (3cr) AND
  • 11:573:233 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics Lab (1 cr)
  • OR
  • 01:447:380 Genetics (4 cr) AND 01:447:382 Genetics Lab (1 cr)
  • OR ONE of the following
  • 11:216:274 Field Techniques (4 cr)
  • 11:216:431 Fundamentals of Ecological and Environmental Modeling (4 cr)
  • 11:216:461 Field Ecology (2 cr)

Biodiversity: (1 course)

  • 11:216:272 Dendrology (4 cr)
  • 11:216:323 Ornithology (4 cr)
  • 11:216:324 Invertebrate Zoology (4 cr)
  • 11:216:325 Vertebrate Zoology (4 cr)
  • 11:216:411 Plant Diversity and Evolution (3 cr) AND Plant Diversity and Evolution Lab (1 cr)
  • 11:370:381 Insect Biology (4 cr)
  • 11:370:402 Aquatic Entomology (4 cr)
  • 11:628:321 Ichthyology (4 cr)
  • 11:680:491 Microbial Ecology and Diversity (3 cr)
  • 11:770:402 Mycology: Fungi in the Environmental (3 cr)

Functional Systems: (1 course)

  • 11:216:302 Parasite Ecology (4 cr)
  • 11:216:317: Conservation Ecology (3 cr)
  • 11:216:332 Plant Ecology (4 cr)
  • 11:216:335 Limnology (4 cr)
  • 11:216:360 Animal Physiological Ecology (3 cr)
  • 11:216:421 Wetland Ecology (3 cr)
  • 11:216:450 Landscape Ecology (3 cr)
  • 11:216:451 Global Change and Ecology (3 cr)
  • 11:216:464 Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (3 cr)
  • 11:216:469 Wildlife Diseases (3 cr)
  • 11:216:487 Urban Ecology (3 cr)
  • 11:628:320 Dynamics of Marine Ecosystems (4 cr)