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Ecology Minor

Students with majors other than Biology can pursue this minor.


Total Required Credits: 18-20

Three Required Courses: (12 credits)

For approval requirements, including the possibility of applying BIO 101 and BIO 102 towards a Biology minor, students must see Biology Department program director.  Note that each of the following courses has either a required co-requisite or pre-requisite and minimum grade requirements.

BIO 101General Biology I

4 credits

BIO 102General Biology II

4 credits

BIO 210Ecology

4 credits

ONE to TWO Required Electives (6-8 credits)

Students are required to obtain approvals from the Biology Dept. program director for any selected course (including ENV297C a new course available only in PLV: Field School in Natural History & Conservation of the Hudson Valley). 

Note: none of the following courses can also count towards a student's major courses or a Biology minor.

BIO 205Concepts of Environmental Science

3 credits

BIO 215Urban Ecology

3 credits

BIO 301Tropical Ecosystem Assessment

6 credits

BIO 307Microbial Ecology

4 credits

BIO 322Animal Behavior

4 credits

BIO 399ZTopics: Evolutionary Biology

3 credits

BIO 221Botany

4 credits


BIO 281Botany

0 - 4 credits

Total Credit Hours: 18-20

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