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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Biology, B.S., Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology Concentration


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CIP Code: 260101
Total Credit Hours: 120-122
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Career Opportunities: Federal and state government laboratories and agencies, botanical gardens and arboretums, wildlife refuges, coastal restoration companies, zoological parks and aquariums, environmental assessment and consulting companies, marine stations and laboratories.
Note(s):

To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all BIOL courses that are applicable to the degree.
A minimum of 45 hours of 300 and 400 level courses must be taken to meet graduation requirements.

+ Students interested in marine and coastal biology should focus on these electives.
# Students interested in wildlife biology and animal conservation should focus on these electives.
! Summer courses offered through the Louisisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) located in Cocodrie, LA.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Total: 31 Credits


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Electives


Minimum of 45 hours of 300 and 400-level courses must be taken to meet graduation requirements.

Zoology Systematics (3-4 Credits)†


Choose from:

Plant Systematics (3-4 Credits)†


Choose from:

Physiology (3-4 Credits)


Choose from:

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose a Literature course.

Communication (3 Credits)


Choose from:

History (3 Credits)


Must be approved by academic advisor.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from ANTH,CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI, with one course at the 200-level or above.

Physical Science (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Total: 30-35 Credits


Senior Year


Required Courses


Electives


Minimum of 45 hours of 300 and 400-level courses must be taken to meet graduation requirements.

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from advisor-approved list of DANC, MUS, DSGN, THEA, or VIAR.

Statistics (3 Credits)


Choose one from:

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from ANTH, CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI, with one course at the 200-level or above.

General Electives (11 Credits)


Choose from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI.

Students interested in certification as a wildlife or fisheries biologist should take two policy courses from the following:

Total: 30-33 Credits


Notes


† Students must complete one of the following courses which place an emphasis on writing: BIOL 307 , BIOL 337 , BIOL 360 , BIOL 370 , BIOL 407G , BIOL 409G , BIOL 412G , BIOL 424G , BIOL 433G BIOL 440G , BIOL 435 , BIOL 441G , BIOL 445G , BIOL 485G , or BIOL 495 . This course can be used to satisfy other curriculum requirements, as appropriate. 

+ Students interested in marine and coastal biology should focus on these electives.
# Students interested in wildlife biology and animal conservation should focus on these electives.
! Summer courses offered through the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) located in Cocodrie, LA.

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