Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
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Environmental Biology Option

Administered by Biological and Allied Health Sciences

Effective Fall 2008

The option provides a biology major the opportunity to specialize in environmental biology while obtaining a general background in biology.

A maximum of 3 credit hours of BIOLOGY.490 may be applied as biology elective credit toward the degree. A maximum of 6 credit hours from among BIOLOGY.390, BIOLOGY.391, BIOLOGY.490, BIOLOGY.493 and BIOLOGY.494 may be applied as biology elective credit toward the degree.

BIOLOGY.114 Concepts in Biology I

BIOLOGY.115 Concepts in Biology II

BIOLOGY.242 Microbiology

BIOLOGY.271 Cell Biology

BIOLOGY.332 Genetics

BIOLOGY.351 Ecology

BIOLOGY.481 Senior Biology Seminar

CHEM.115 Chemistry for the Sciences I

CHEM.116 Chemistry for the Sciences II

GEOSCI.100 Environmental Geology

GEOSCI.101 Physical Geology

GEOSCI.111 Physical Geology Lab

MATH.141 Introduction to Statistics

PHYSICS.111 Introductory Physics 1

Choose one of the following:

CHEM.230 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
CHEM.321 Analytical Chemistry

Choose one of the following:

MATH.240 Statistical Methods
MATH.342 Design and Analysis of Experiments
MATH.343 Applied Regression Analysis
MATH.446 Biostatistics

Electives (21 semester hours, 12 credits must be in Biology or Marine Science). Choose from:

BIOLOGY.200 Dendrology

BIOLOGY.211 Invertebrate Zoology

BIOLOGY.212 Vertebrate Zoology

BIOLOGY.252 Field Zoology

BIOLOGY.253 Freshwater Biology

BIOLOGY.263 Field Botany

BIOLOGY.350 Plant Pathology

BIOLOGY.390 Undergraduate Research in Biology 1

BIOLOGY.391 Undergraduate Research in Biology 2

BIOLOGY.450 Mycology

BIOLOGY.451 Conservation Biology

BIOLOGY.452 Limnology

BIOLOGY.455 Environmental Microbiology

BIOLOGY.457 Entomology

BIOLOGY.459 Ornithology

BIOLOGY.460 Population Biology

BIOLOGY.480 Comparative Animal Physiology

BIOLOGY.490 Internship in Biology

BIOLOGY.493 Honors Independent Study 1

BIOLOGY.494 Honors Independent Study 2

CHEM.230 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

CHEM.321 Analytical Chemistry

GEOG.258 Environmental Conservation

GEOG.301 Water Resources Management

GEOG.302 Land Resources Management

GEOG.303 Soil Resources Management

GEOG.304 Environmental Valuation

GEOG.305 Environmental Risks and Hazards

GEOG.342 Geographic Information Systems

GEOSCI.155 Meteorology

GEOSCI.259 Oceanography

GEOSCI.260 Earth Materials

GEOSCI.320 Remote Sensing of the Earth

GEOSCI.370 Surface Hydrology

GEOSCI.460 Aqueous Geochemistry

MARSCI.221 Marine Invertebrates

MARSCI.241 Marine Biology

MARSCI.250 Wetland Ecology

MARSCI.260 Marine Ecology

MARSCI.298 Physiology of Marine Invertebrates

MARSCI.300 Behavior of Marine Organisms

MARSCI.320 Marine Microbiology

MARSCI.330 Tropical Invertebrates

MARSCI.342 Marine Botany

MARSCI.343 Marine Ichthyology

MARSCI.394 Comparative Physiology of Marine Organisms

MARSCI.431 Ecology of Marine Plankton

MARSCI.432 Marine Evolutionary Ecology

MARSCI.441 Biology of Molluscs

MARSCI.464 Biological Oceanography

MARSCI.491 Coral Reef Ecology

MARSCI.492 Marine Mammals

MARSCI.493 Behavioral Ecology

PHYSICS.112 Introductory Physics 2