Conservation Biology (BS)
This major in the Biological Sciences Department provides a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and preserving Earth's plant and animal species and the ecosystems on which they depend. Students in this major can prepare for entry into a variety of environmental professions or graduate school.
1) Achieve practical experience in conservation biology by completing a 120-hour internship in an approved professional setting. 2) Demonstrate their understanding of primary scientific literature by accurately communicating (written and oral) information on contemporary issues in conservation biology. 3) Understand and apply in geographic information systems, policy and law, ethics and wilderness studies to a career in conservation biology.