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Biology Major w/Ecological Biology Concentration

Biology Major with Ecological Biology Concentration

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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.

Program Requirements: Biology w/Ecological Biology concentration is a minimum 85-88 graded credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required for completion of the major.


BIOLOGY REQUIRED CORE COURSES: 31 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
BIOL 211Principles of Biology [SMI]4MATH 111
BIOL 211LPrinciples of Biology Lab1
BIOL 212Principles of Biology [SMI]4BIOL 211, CHEM 204
BIOL 212LPrinciples of Biology Lab1BIOL 211, CHEM 204
BIOL 213Principles of Biology [SMI]4BIOL 211, 212, CHEM 204, 205
BIOL 213LPrinciples of Biology Lab1BIOL 211, 212, CHEM 204, 205
BIOL 341Genetics w/Lab4BIOL 211-213, 341 & CHEM 334
BIOL 341LGenetics Lab0Must be taken w/BIOL 341
BIOL 342Genetics w/Lab4BIOL 211-213, 341 & CHEM 334
BIOL 342LGenetics Lab0Must be taken w/BIOL 342
BIOL 357General Ecology4BIOL 211, 212, 213 or BIOL 101, 334 & BOT 202
BIOL 358General Ecology Lab [UWR]1STAT 327 or 243 & 352. Taken w/BIOL 357
BIOL 490Evolution (Capstone) [UWR]3BIOL 357, 358 341 & 342.

CHEMISTRY REQUIRED COURSES: 23 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
CHEM 204 General Chemistry [SMI]5MATH 111
CHEM 204L General Chemistry Lab0Must be taken w/CHEM 204
CHEM 205 General Chemistry [SMI]5CHEM 204
CHEM 205L General Chemistry Lab0Must be taken w/CHEM 205
CHEM 206 General Chemistry [SMI]5CHEM 205
CHEM 206L General Chemistry Lab0Must be taken w/CHEM 206
CHEM 334Organic Chemistry I4CHEM 205
CHEM 335Organic Chemistry II4CHEM 334

MATHEMATICS & PHYSICS REQUIRED COURSES: 13-16 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PHYS 201General Physics [SMI]4MATH 111, 112 or equivalent
PHYS 201LGeneral Physics Lab0Must be taken w/PHYS 201
MATH 241Survey Calculus [SMI]4MATH 111 or equivalent
STAT 352Statistics4STAT 243 & MATH 111

 Choose one of the following statistics courses: 

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
STAT 243Elementary Statistics [SMI]4MATH 095 or MATH 098
STAT 327Statistics & Experimental Design [SMI]
If STAT 327 is taken, STAT 352 does not need to be taken
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ECOLOGICAL BIOLOGY CONCENTRATION COURSES: 18 credits required

Complete the following 18 credits:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
CHEM 360Environmental Chemistry4CHEM 206
BIOL 313Riparian Biology w/lab3BIOL 211-213
BIOL 320Ornithology w/Lab3
BIOL 334Plant Taxonomy w/lab5BIOL 211-213 or BIOL 101 & BOT 202
BIOL 334LPlant Taxonomy Lab0Must be taken w/BIOL 334
BIOL 415Forest Ecology w/lab3BIOL 211-213, 357 & 358

Total credits required for major: 85-88

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Fall 2018 credit update – BIOL 313 changed to 3 credits (from 2) increasing the required credits for the concentration

Last EPCC update September 2015