Ecology Concentration

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Ecology Levels 1
Select from the following:12
Behavioral Ecology
Population Ecology
Community Ecology
Ecosystem Ecology
Systems and Applications 1
Select from the following:12
Wildlife Ecology
Principles of Conservation Biology
Plant Ecology
Marine Ecology
Biodiversity Courses 1
Select from the following:4
Vertebrate Field Zoology
General Entomology
Invertebrate Zoology
Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
General Microbiology I
Marine Botany
Electives 2, 3
Select from Ecology Levels, Systems and Applications, and Biodiversity Courses (above) or select from the following:15
Maximum of 8 units outside of BIO/BOT/MCRO/MSCI.
The Global Environment
Extended Field Biology Activity
Principles of Animal Physiology
Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates 5
Analytical Methods in Ecology
Wildlife Management
Environmental Physiology
Plant Physiology
Bioinformatics Applications
Senior Project - Research Proposal 4, 5
Senior Project - Research 4, 5
Honors Research 5
Current Topics in Biological Research 5
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Plants, People and Civilization
Field Botany: California Plant Diversity
The Learn By Doing Lab Teaching Practicum 5
Physical Geography
Advanced-Applications in GIS
Applications in GIS
Applications in GIS
Microbial Physiology
Microbial Ecology
Fisheries Science and Resource Management
Communicating Ocean Sciences to Informal Audiences
Applied GIS
Introductory Soil Science
Soil Morphology
Soil Plant Relationships
Soil Ecology
Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models
Applied Multivariate Statistics
Total units43

Excess units will be applied to Electives in the Ecology concentration.


Consultation with advisor is recommended prior to selecting approved electives; bear in mind your selections may impact pursuit of post-baccalaureate studies and/or goals.


If any of these courses is taken to meet a major or support requirement in the degree, it cannot be double-counted as an approved elective.


 If BIO 461 or BIO 462 is used to meet the Senior Project Requirement, it cannot also be counted as an Elective.


 Maximum of 6 units may be applied toward Approved Electives from "by arrangement" courses: BIO 400, BIO 461, BIO 462, BIO 463, BIO 472, ENGR 322/SCM 302.