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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Programs of Study Minors and Certificate Programs Minor in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources (20-23 credits)  

Minor in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources (20-23 credits)

Advisers: Suzanne Sukhdeo; Bartlett Hall 217, 848-932-3760, ( and Michael Sukhdeo; Bartlett Hall 213A, 848-932-9406 (

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Prerequisites: 01:119:115, 116 and 117 General Biology (4,4,2) or 01:119:101-102 General Biology (4,4)

Required Courses (Six Courses)

11:216:104 Topics in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources (1)

11:216:217 Principles of Natural Resource Management (3)

11:216:251 Fundamentals of Evolution (3)

11:216:252 Fundamentals of Evolution Lab (1)

11:216:351 Principles of Ecology (3)

11:216:352 Principles of Ecology Laboratory (1)

Distribution Electives (One from Each of Techniques, Biodiversity, and Functional Systems [9-12])

To be determined in consultation with the student's adviser. Students can choose from a number of courses offered through the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, as well as several courses from other departments.

Techniques (one course)

11:372:232 and 233 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics (3) and

11:372:232 and 233 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics Laboratory (1) or

01:119:380 Genetics (3) and 01:119:382 Genetics Laboratory (1) or

11:216:274 Field Techniques (4) or

11:216:353 Experimental Evolution (4) or

11:216:431 Fundamental Ecology and Environmental Modeling (3) or

11:216:461 Field Ecology (2)

Biodiversity (one course)

11:216:272 Dendrology (4)

11:216:323 Ornithology (4)

11:216:324 Invertebrate Zoology (4)

11:216:325 Vertebrate Zoology (4)

11:216:401 Evolution of Eukaryotes (3)

11:216:411 Plant Diversity and Evolution (4)

11:216:422 Soil Organismal Diversity (3)

11:216:469 Wildlife Diseases (3)

11:370:381 Insect Biology (4)

11:370:402 Aquatic Entomology (4)

11:628:321 Ichthyology (4)

11:680:491 Microbial Ecology and Diversity (3)

11:770:402 Mycology: Fungi in the Environment (3)

11:776:400 Fungi in the Environment (3)

Functional Systems (one course)

11:216:302 Parasite Ecology (4)

11:216:317 Conservation Ecology (3)

11:216:332 Plant Ecology (4)

11:216:335 Limnology (4)

11:216:360 Animal Physiological Ecology (3)

11:216:421 Wetland Ecology (3)

11:216:450 Landscape Ecology (3)

11:216:451 Global Change and Ecology (3)

11:216:464 Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (3)

11:216:487 Urban Ecology (3)

11:628:320 Dynamics of Marine Ecosystems (4)

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