Bachelor of Science- Biology: Field Biology and Environment

Field Biology and Environment

The Field Biology and Environment emphasis is designed for students interested in the practice of conservation, fish or wildlife management, interpretation, pollution control, and environmental protection. The successful student may apply for entry-level jobs leading to careers working for state and federal agencies, engineering consulting firms, environmental organizations, and others.  Alternatively, students may apply to graduate schools in natural resources management, environmental biology, or environmental science.


General Education Requirements* (38-44 hours)

Basic Skills (12 hours)

General Education Electives (26-32 hours)

     Sciences** (0 hours)  

     Social Studies (3 hours)  

     Political Studies (3 hours)

     Producing and Consuming (5-6 hours)

     Fine Arts and Aesthetic Studies (2-3 hours)

     Cultural Studies (3-5 hours)

     Health and Well-Being (4-6 hours)

     Human Heritage (6 hours)


    *Courses must be taken from the list approved by the General Education Committee. See General Education Requirements for All Baccalaureate Degrees.

    **General education sciences are satisfied by course requirements in biology (BIOL 211 and 212) and chemistry (CHEM 215/216).