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Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 216
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Programs of Study Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 216 Graduation Requirements for the Major  

Graduation Requirements for the Major


SEBS UNDERGRADUATE CORE CURRICULUM (39 credits)

Contemporary Challenges (6 credits) Two courses, one in each of the Contemporary Challenges areas: Diversities and Social Inequalities [CC-D] and Our Common Future [CC-O]

Experiential Learning (3 credits) Students must participate in a certified experience that meets this goal [EL]

Natural Sciences (6 credits) Students must take two courses, one each in two of the following areas: physical, biological, or environmental sciences [NS]

Historical Analysis (3 credits) Students must take one course [HST]

Social Analysis (6 credits) SEBS students must complete two courses, one in either social/cultural analysis or economic analysis, and one in governmental and regulatory analysis [SCL]

Arts and Humanities (3 credits) Students must complete one course [AH]

Writing and Communication (6 credits) Students must take 01:355:101 or its equivalent [WC] and one course that fulfills the learning goal, communicate effectively in modes appropriate to a discipline or area of inquiry [WCD]

Quantitative and Formal Reasoning (6 credits) Students must take two courses [QQ; QR]


Graduation Requirements for (216) Major in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 

For an up-to-date description of ecology, evolution, and natural resources major requirements, courses, and course sequences please refer to the program webpage at
http://deenr.rutgers.edu/undergrad.

Undergraduate Program Director: Kimberly N. Russell, Blake Hall 100, 848-932-9383 (Kimberly.russell@rutgers.edu )

A. Required Science Courses for All Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources Majors

01:119:115  General Biology I (4) [NS-core requirements]
01:119:116  General Biology II (4) [NS-core requirements]
01:119:117  Biological Research Laboratory (2) [NS-core requirements]
01:640:135 OR 01:640:151 Calculus I (4) or Calculus for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (4) [QQ-core requirements]
       
There are five options to fulfill chemistry and physics courses
01:160:161  General Chemistry (4) [NS-core requirements]
01:160:171  Introduction to Experimentation (1) [NS-core requirements]
01:750:203 or 01:750:193 or 01:750:201  General Physics (3) or Physics for the Sciences (lab included) (4) or  Extended Physics I (lab included) (5) [NS-core requirements]
01:750:205  General Physics Laboratory (1) [NS-core requirements]
or      
01:160:161  General Chemistry (4) [NS-core requirements]
01:160:162  General Chemistry (4) [NS-core requirements]
01:160:171  Introduction to Experimentation (1) [NS-core requirements]
or       
01:750:203  General Physics (3) [NS-core requirements]
01:750:205  General Physics Laboratory (1) [NS-core requirements]
01:750:204  General Physics (3) [NS-core requirements]
01:750:206  General Physics Laboratory (1) [NS-core requirements]
or    
01:750:193  Physics for the Sciences (lab included) (4) [NS-core requirements]
01:750:194  Physics for the Sciences (lab included) (4) [NS-core requirements]
or      
01:750:201  Extended Physics I (lab included) (5) [NS-core requirements]
01:750:202  Extended Physics I (lab included) (5) [NS-core requirements]

B. Major Requirements*

11:216:104  Topics in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources (1)
11:216:217  Principles of Natural Resource Management (4)
11:216:351  Principles of Ecology (3)
11:216:352  Principles of Ecology Laboratory (1)
11:216:369  Analytical Methods in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources (3)
11:216:431  Fundamentals of Ecological and Environmental Modeling (4) [QQ-core requirements]
11:216:499  Senior Capstone (1)
       
11:216:251 and 11:216:252  Fundamentals of Evolution (3) and Fundamentals of Evolution Lab (1)
or
11:216:486 and 11:216:252  Principles of Evolution (3) and Fundamentals of Evolution Lab (1)

*All of the major requirement courses must have a grade of C or better.


C. Ecology (two courses are required)

11:216:199 Trees and the Environment (3)
11:216:272  Dendrology (4)
11:216:296  Honors Seminar (3)
11:216:302  Parasite Ecology (4)
11:216:317  Conservation Ecology (3) [CC- and WCd-core requirements]
11:216:332  Plant Ecology (4)
11:216:334  Aquatic Ecology (3)
11:216:335  Freshwater Ecology (4)
11:216:360  Animal Physiological Ecology (3)
11:216:411 and 412  Plant Diversity and Evolution (4)
11:216:422  Soil Organismal Diversity (3)
11:216:450  Landscape Ecology (3)
11:216:451  Global Change Ecology (3)
11:216:487  Urban Ecology (3)

D. Evolution (two courses are required)

11:216:240  Behavioral Biology (4)
11:216:269  Evolution of Animal Behavior (3)
11:216:296  Honors Seminar (3)
11:216:323  Ornithology (4)
11:216:324  Invertebrate Zoology (4)
11:216:325  Vertebrate Zoology (4)
11:216:351  Principles of Ecology (3)
11:216:405  Evolution of Infectious Diseases (3)
11:216:441  Animal Behavior (3)
11:216:454  Molecular Ecology (3)
11:216:411 and 11:216:412  Plant Diversity and Evolution (3) and Plant Diversity and Evolution Lab (1)

E. Natural Resources/Techniques (two courses are required)

11:216:210 Nature Journaling: Discovering Biodiversity and Nature in Everyday Life (3)
11:216:274  Field Techniques (4)
11:216:315  Conservation Techniques (3)
11:216:320  Controversies in Sustainability (3)
11:216:365  Arboriculture (4)
11:216:371  Introduction to Remote Sensing Image Analysis (3)
11:216:403  Urban Forestry (3)
11:216:421  Wetland Ecology (4)
11:216:464  Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (3)
11:216:469  Wildlife Diseases (3)
11:216:471  Silviculture (3)
11:216:474  Advanced Remote Sensing (3)
11:216:475  Winter Field Ecology (1)
11:216:488  Restoration Ecology (4)
11:573:362  Intermediate Environmental Geomatics (3)
11:573:462  Advanced Environmental Geomatics (3)

F. Additional courses (four courses are required from either 216 or approved non-216 course lists)

216 courses

11:216:101  Introduction to Ecology and Evolution (3) [NS-core requirements]
11:216:110  Evolution, Disease, and Medicine (3) [NS-core requirements]
11:216:115  Evolution, Sex, and Gender (3) [NS- and CCO-2-core requirements]
11:216:199 Trees and the Environment (3)
11:216:210 Nature Journaling: Discovering Biodiversity and Nature in Everyday Life (3)
11:216:240  Behavioral Biology (4)
11:216:269  Evolution of Animal Behavior (3)
11:216:272  Dendrology (4)
11:216:274  Field Techniques (4)
11:216:296  Honors Seminar (3)
11:216:302  Parasite Ecology (4)
11:216:304  Ecological Sustainability (3)
11:216:315  Conservation Techniques (3)
11:216:317  Conservation Ecology (3) [CC- and WCd-core requirements]
11:216:320  Controversies in Sustainability (3)
11:216:323  Ornithology (4)
11:216:324  Invertebrate Zoology (4)
11:216:325  Vertebrate Zoology (4)
11:216:332  Plant Ecology (4)
11:216:334  Aquatic Ecology (3)
11:216:335  Freshwater Ecology (4)
11:216:351  Principles of Ecology (3)
11:216:353  Experimental Evolution (4)
11:216:360  Animal Physiological Ecology (3)
11:216:365  Arboriculture (4)
11:216:371  Introduction to Remote Sensing Image Analysis (3)
11:216:401  Evolution of Eukaryotes (3)
11:216:403  Urban Forestry (3)
11:216:405  Evolution of Infectious Diseases (3)
11:216:411  Plant Diversity and Evolution (3)
11:216:421  Wetland Ecology (4)
11:216:422  Soil Organismal Diversity (3)
11:216:441  Animal Behavior (3)
11:216:450  Landscape Ecology (3)
11:216:451  Global Change Ecology (3)
11:216:454  Molecular Ecology (3)
11:216:464  Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (3)
11:216:469  Wildlife Diseases (3)
11:216:471  Silviculture (3)
11:216:474  Advanced Remote Sensing (3)
11:216:475  Winter Field Ecology (1)
11:216:487  Urban Ecology (3)
11:216:488  Restoration Ecology (4)

Approved non-216 courses

01:160:209  Elementary Organic Chemistry (3)
01:160:307  Organic Chemistry (4)
01:160:308  Organic Chemistry (4)
01:447:380  Genetics (4)
01:460:101  Introductory Geology (4)
01:460:103  Paleontology (4)
01:640:136  Calculus II for the Quantitative Social and life Sciences (4)
01:640:138  Calculus II for the Biological Sciences (4)
11:067:300  Integrative Physiology (4)
11:067:328  Animal Genetics (4)
11:115:301  Introductory Biochemistry (3)
11:115:423  Fundamentals of Genomics (3)
11:370:202  The World of Insects (3)
11:370:308  Apiculture (3)
11:370:381  Insect Biology (4)
11:370:402  Aquatic Entomology (4)
11:370:403  Insect Structure and Function I (4)
11:370:404  Insect Structure and Function II (4)
11:370:409  Insect Classification (4)
11:370:430  Urban Entomology (3)
11:372:231  Fundamentals of Environmental Planning (3)
11:373:362  Natural Resource Economics (3)
11:373:363  Environmental Economics (3)
11:374:313  U.S. Environmental Policy (3)
11:374:314  Natural Resource Policy (3)
11:374:325  Environmental Communication (3)
11:375:360  Soils and Water (4)
11:375:407  Environmental Toxicology (3)
11:375:411  Environmental Microbiology (3)
11:375:421  Air Pollution (3)
11:375:444  Water Chemistry (3)
11:375:453  Soil Ecology (3)
11:573:362  Intermediate Environmental Geomatics (3)
11:573:462  Advanced Environmental Geomatics (3)
11:628:309  Fishery Science (3)
11:628:320  Dynamics of Marine Ecosystems (4)
11:628:321  Ichthyology (4)
11:670:201  Elements of Meteorology (3)
11:670:212  Elements of Climate (3)
11:680:390  General Microbiology (4)
11:680:491  Microbial Ecology and Diversity (3)
11:776:210  Principles of Botany (3)
11:776:242  Plant Science (3)
11:776:305  Plant Genetics (4)
11:776:382  Plant Physiology (4)
11:776:400  Fungi in the Environment (3)
 
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