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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 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)

Adviser: Kimberly N. Russell; Blake Hall 100, 848-932-9383, (

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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 credits])

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.

C. Ecology (one course is required)

11:216:199  Trees and the Environment (3)
11:216:272  Dendrology (4)
11:216:296  Honors Seminar
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 (one course is 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 (one course is 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)

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