Evolution and Ecology Major Program (BS)

bee on flowerRequired supportive courses

  • Biology 1113 & 1114 – 8 hr
  • Math 1151 or 1156 – 5 hr
  • Physics 1200 & 1201, or 1250 & 1251 – 10 hr
  • Chemistry 1210 & 1220 – 10 hr
  • Chemistry 2310 or 2510 – 4 hr
  • Statistics 2480 or 2450 – 3 hr

Core Requirements

The Evolution and Ecology Major requires a minimum of 30 semester hours, comprised of core courses plus electives.  Please note that the requirements differ slightly from those operating under quarters; if you are mid-program and have questions about the change in requirements, please contact the Evolution & Ecology advisor, Sue Ellen Dehority dehority.2@osu.edu.

The number in parentheses gives the quarter system course equivalent.

  • EEOB 3310 (400) Evolution – 4 hr
  • EEOB 3410 (503) Ecology – 4 hr
  • Biology 3401 (401 & 402) – 4 hr
  • Advanced course in math or statistics

Biodiversity Requirement (choose 2)

  • EEOB 2210 (210) Ohio Plants– 2 hr
  • EEOB 2220 (220) Ohio Birds – 2 hr
  • EEOB 3320 (405) Organismic Diversity – 3 hr
  • EEOB 4210 (470) Vertebrates – 2 hr
  • EEOB 4220 (625) Mammals – 2 hr
  • EEOB  4230 Invertebrates – 2 hr
  • EEOB 4240 (502) Plants & People – 2 hr

climbing a tree Evolution and Ecology Requirement (choose 2)

  • EEOB 3420 Behavioral Ecol. – 4 hr
  • EEOB 4410 (661) Conservation Biol. – 3 hr
  • EEOB 4420 (597) Tropical Field Studies – 2 hr
  • EEOB 4430 (617) Ecol. Meth. I – 1 hr
  • EEOB 5310 Advanced Ecology – 3 hr
  • EEOB 5320 (710) Creation & Evol. – 3 hr
  • EEOB 5410 Ocean Ecol. – 1.5 hr
  • EEOB 5420 Ecol. Inland Waters – 1.5 hr
  • EEOB 5430 (626) Fish Ecol. – 1.5 hr
  • EEOB 5450 (640) Pop. Ecol. – 1.5 hr
  • EEOB 5470 (720) Comm. & Ecosys. Ecol.– 3 hr

Electives

Electives can be any course in EEOB numbered at the 2000-level or higher.  Electives can also come from units outside EEOB if the course fulfills the goals of the Evolution and Ecology Major.  These courses must be approved by the Evolution & Ecology advisor, Sue Ellen Dehority dehority.2@osu.edu.

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