Applied Ecology

zerowasteEnvironmental engineers in this area of specialization have specific knowledge on biology and ecology. They are able to assess the impacts of contamination and disturbance on ecosystems and organisms. They can develop ways to manage ecosystems to mitigate contamination and safeguard natural resources.

Environmental Engineering Technical Electives (upper-division)

Students select at least Two courses from this list (or a second from list A, no double counting). Faculty can petition to add additional courses.

  • CVEN 3434 Intro to Applied Ecology (3 credits, S; prerequisites: CHEN 1211-1221)
  • EBIO 3270 Ecosystem Ecology (3 credits, S; prereqs: CVEN 3434 or EBIO 1240, EBIO 2040 or EBIO 3020†)
  • EBIO 4020 Stream Biology (3 credits, I*; prereqs: CVEN 3434 or EBIO 1240, EBIO 2040 †)
  • EBIO 4030 Limnology (3 credits, S; prereqs: CVEN 3434 or EBIO 1240, EBIO 2040 †)
  • EBIO 4060 Landscape Ecology (3 credits, F; prereq: CVEN 3434 or EBIO 1240)
  • EBIO/GEOL/ENVS 4160 Introduction to Biogeochemistry (3 credits; S prereq: CHEM 1011 or higher, EBIO 3270 or GEOL 3320)

† or by instructor consent as arranged by the Environmental Engineering Program

ECOLOGY and Evolutional Biology MINOR
You may want to consider earning a minor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. For more information, see the EBIO Minor website.

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