Biology: Field Naturalist Requirements

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

BIO-1211

Introductory Biology: Ecology & Evolution+

4

__________

BIO-1212

Introductory Biology: Cells & Genetic Basis of Life*+

 

4

 

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BIO-2145

Plant Biology

4

__________

BIO-2310

Invertebrate and Vertebrate Zoology

4

__________

BIO-2340

Fundamentals of Ecology*

4

__________

BIO-3720

Current Topics in Biology (spring only) OR

 

 

ENV-3210

Current Topics in Environmental Science (fall only)

1

__________

BIO-4810

Internship in Biology OR

 

 

BIO-4920

Senior Thesis

3-12

__________

CHE-1031

General Chemistry I*+

4

__________

CHE-1032

General Chemistry II*

4

__________

ENV-1050

Introduction to Earth Science*+

4

__________

ENV-1110

Introduction to Environmental Problems*

3

__________

ENV-2050

The Natural History of Vermont*

3

__________

Electives (select a minimum of 4 courses from the following)

BIO-3110

Field Ornithology* OR

 

 

BIO-3320

Ornithology

3

__________

BIO-3160

Animal Behavior

4

__________

BIO-3170

Mammalogy

4

__________

BIO-3260

Limnology

4

__________

BIO-3280

Environmental Toxicology

4

__________

BIO-3290

Conservation Biology

3

__________

BIO-3310

Wildlife Field Methods*

4

__________

ENV-3220

Environmental Interpretation*

3

__________

ENV-3310

Applications in GIS

4

__________

GEY-3120

Field Geology*

4

__________

Total

 

55-67

 

*These courses may fulfill requirements in the ENV, HSC, OER, and WAM programs.

+These courses also fulfill the General Education Core Curriculum requirements.