The Ecology and Environmental Informatics option includes 32-37 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
Molecular Ecology

1 class; 3 credits

  • Ecosystem Genomics / BOT 458 / 3 credits
Population, Community, and Ecosystem Ecology

Choose 3 classes; 9-12 credits

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
  • Freshwater Ecology and Conservation / FW 456 / 5 credits
  • Wetlands and Riparian Ecology / FW 479 / 3 credits
AND at least one of the following:
  • Population Biology / BI 483 / 3 credits
  • OR Plant Population Ecology / BOT 442 / 3 credits
  • OR Introductory Population Dynamics / FW 320 / 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 440 / 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
  • OR Forest Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing / FE 209 / 4 credits
  • OR 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
  • OR Remote Sensing I: Principles and Applications / GEOG 480 / 4 credits
  • OR Survey of Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resources / FW 303 / 3 credits
  • OR Precision Agriculture / CROP/HORT 414 / 4 credits
  • OR other class with advisor approval