The Ecology and Environmental Informatics option includes 39-44 option-specific elective credits. Students pursuing this option will need to fulfill the following requirements:

Discipline Course name / number / credits
Mathematics/ Statistics

2 classes; 7 credits

  • Applied Differential Equations / MTH 256 / 4 credits
  • AND one of the following:
    • Models and Methods of Applied Mathematics / MTH 420 / 3 credits
    • Introduction to Mathematical Biology / MTH 427 / 3 credits, OR Design and Analysis of Planned Experiments / ST 415 / 3 credits
General Ecology

1 class; 3 credits

  • Ecology / BI 370 / 3 credits
Genome Biology

1 class; 3 credits

  • Intro to Genome Biology / BDS 474 / 3 credits
Biological Data Sciences

1 class; 4 credits

  • Foundations of BDS / BDS 310 / 4 credits
    • OR Introduction to Computer Science / CS 161 OR CS 162 / 4 credits
Population, Community, and Ecosystem Ecology

Choose 4 classes; 12-15 credits

  • Pop. Genomics / BDS 477 / 3 credits & 3 classes
  • AND at least one of the following:
    • Marine Ecology / BI 351 / 3 credits
    • Symbioses and the Environment / BI 358 / 3 credits
    • Biogeography / BI 481 / 3 credits
    • Disease Ecology / BI 495 / 3 credits
    • Plant Ecology / BOT 341 / 4 credits
    • Forest Pathology / BOT 413 / 3 credits
    • Field Methods in Plant Ecology / BOT 440 / 4 credits
    • Forest Ecology / FES 341 / 3 credits
    • Applied Community and Ecosystem Ecol / FW 321 / 3 credits
    • Origins of F&W Management-Evolution, Genetics, and Ecology / FW 360 / 3 credits
    • Conservation Genetics / FW 370 / 4 credits
    • Freshwater Ecology and Conservation / FW 456 / 5 credits
    • Wetlands and Riparian Ecology / FW 479 / 3 credits
    • The Human Microbiome / MB 436 / 3 credits
    • Microbe-Environment Interactions / MB 448 / 3 credits
  • AND at least one of the following:
    • Population Biology / BI 483 / 3 credits
    • Phylogenetics / BI 456 / 3 credits
    • Evolutionary Genomics/ BI 454/ 3 credits
    • Advanced Population Ecology / BOT 445 / 3 credits
    • Introductory Population Dynamics / FW 320 / 4 credits
    • Population Dynamics for Conservation / FW 433 / 4 credits
      • OR other class with advisor approval

 

Physical Environmental Sci

Choose 1 class; 3-4 credits

  • Soil Science / CSS 205 / 4 credits
  • Climate Science / ATS 201 / 4 credits
  • Earth Systems Science / GEO 202 / 4 credits
  • Oceanography / OC 201 / 4 credits
  • Costal Oceanography / OC 332 / 3 credits
  • Biological Oceanography / OC 340 / 4 credits
  • Environmental Geology / GEO 221 / 4 credits
  • OR other class with advisor approval
Environmental Informatics

Choose 2 clases; 7-8 credits

  • Foundations of Geospatial Science and GIS / GEOG 201 / 4 credits
  • Forest Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing / FE 209 / 4 credits
  • Forest Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry / FE 444 / 4 credits
  • GIS and Forest Engineering Applications / FE 257 / 4 credits
  • AND one of the following:
    • GIscience I: Geographic Information Systems and Theory / GEOG 360 / 4 credits
    • Remote Sensing I: Principles and Applications / GEOG 380 / 4 credits
    • Survey of Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resources / FW 303 / 3 credits
    • Precision Agriculture / CROP / HORT 414 / 4 credits
    • OR other class with advisor approval