Undergraduate Embedded Certificate in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology

Biology majors are eligible to complete certificates within Biology electives and free electives.

All certificates are subject to the following requirements:

  • Minimum 12 credits from the list of approved courses for each certificate
  • Minimum 9 credits BIOS courework
  • Minimum 9 credits of 3xxx or higher coursework
  • Maximum 6 credits of Special Topics
  • Maximum 3 credits Transfer Credit
  • Courses may not be double-counted toward more than one certificate or minor

Students declare a certificate, select and complete at least 12 credits that correspond to the desired certificate from the list below. Complete Certificate Applications must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the end of your graduating semester. The Certificate Application will be available on the Biology Majors Portal site in Canvas.

Select 12 credits (at least 9 credits must be Biological Sciences (BIOS):12
Ecology & Evolution: An Australian Perspective
Microbiology Lab
Biological Oceanography
Molecular Evolution
Medical Microbiology
Microbial Ecology
Marine Ecology
Microbial Physiology
Population Dynamics
Behavioral Biology
Epigenetics, Stem Cells, and Development
Community Ecology
Origin of complex life: from cells to societies
Aquatic Chemical Ecology
Signaling Molecules
Special Topics (Conservation Biology)
Special Topics (Biodiversity on a Changing Planet)
Special Topics (Biology of Terrestrial Vertebrates)
Introduction to Physical and Chemical Oceanography
Physical and Chemical Oceanography
Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography
Climate and Global Change
Environmental Field Methods
Biogeochemical Cycles