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Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources Minor

Minor in EENR Learning Goals:

  • Goal 1: Explain basic population, community ecology, and ecosystem-level concepts.
  • Goal 2: Describe the evolutionary origins, processes and patterns over geologic time.
  • Goal 3: Create a natural resource management plan demonstrating an understanding of societal values and interests.
  • Goal 4: Effectively utilize software, hardware, field and laboratory techniques commonly used in the study of ecology, evolution, and natural resources management.
  • Goal 5: Use quantitative methods to analyze and understand ecological systems, incluing interpretataion ofnumeric and graphical data.
  • Goal 6: Communicate effectively orally and through written text and graphics.
  • Goal 7: Evaluate ecology, evolution, and natural resource management concepts in a global context.

Prerequisites

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

Required Courses

  1. 11:216:104 Topics in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources (1 cr)
  2. 11:216:210 Principles of Natural Resource Management (4 cr)
  3. 11:216:251 Fundamentals of Evolution (3 cr)
  4. 11:216:252 Fundamentals of Evolution Lab (1 cr)
  5. 11:216:351 Principles of Ecology (3 cr)
  6. 11:216:352 Principles of EcologyLab (1 cr)

Ecology (1 course)

  1. 11:216:272 Dendrology (4 cr)
  2. 11:216:296 Honors Seminar (3 cr)
  3. 11:216:302 Parasite Ecology (4 cr)
  4. 11:216:317: Conservation Ecology (3 cr)
  5. 11:216:332 Plant Ecology (4 cr)
  6. 11:216:334 Aquatic Ecology (3 cr)
  7. 11:216:335 Freshwater Ecology (4 cr)
  8. 11:216:360 Animal Physiological Ecology (3 cr)
  9. 11:216:422 Soil Organismal Diversity (3 cr)
  10. 11:216:450 Landscape Ecology (3 cr)
  11. 11:216:451 Global Change and Ecology (3 cr)
  12. 11:216:456 Trees and the Environment (3 cr)
  13. 11:216:468 China and its Environment (3 cr)
  14. 11:216:487 Urban Ecology (3 cr)

Evolution (1 course)

  1. 11:216:240 Behavioral Biology (3 cr)
  2. 11:216:269 Evolution of Animal Behavior (3 cr)
  3. 11:216:296 Honors Seminar (3 cr)
  4. 11:216:323 Ornithology (4 cr)
  5. 11:216:324 Invertebrate Zoology (4 cr)
  6. 11:216:325 Vertebrate Zoology (4 cr)
  7. 11:216:353 Experimental Evolution (4 cr)
  8. 11:216:401 Evolution of Eukaryotes (3 cr)
  9. 11:216:405 Evolution of Infectious Diseases (3 cr)
  10. 11:216:411 Plant Diversity and Evolution (3 cr) + 11:216:412 Plant Diversity and Evolution Lab (1 cr)
  11. 11:216:441 Animal Behavior (3 cr)
  12. 11:216:454 Molecular Ecology (3 cr)

Natural Resources/Techniques (1 course)

  1. 11:216:274 Field Techniques (4 cr)
  2. 11:216:315 Conservation Techniques (3 cr)
  3. 11:216:320 Controversies in Sustainability (3 cr)
  4. 11:216:365 Arboriculture (4 cr)
  5. 11:216:371 Introduction to Remote Sensing Image Analysis (3 cr)
  6. 11:216:403 Urban Forestry (3 cr)
  7. 11:216:421 Wetland Ecology (4 cr)
  8. 11:216:464 Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (4 cr)
  9. 11:216:469 Wildlife Diseases (3 cr)
  10. 11:216:471 Silviculture (3 cr)
  11. 11:216:474 Advanced Remote Sensing (3 cr)
  12. 11:216:475 Winter Field Ecology (1 cr)
  13. 11:216:488 Restoration Ecology (4 cr)
  14. 11:573:232 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics (3 cr) + 1:573:233 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics Lab (1 cr)
  15. 11:573:362 Intermediate Environmental Geomatics (3 cr)
  16. 11:573:462 Advanced Environmental Geomatics (3 cr)