Benefits of an EBIO Major
Our department takes great pride in supporting undergraduate scholarly endeavors, training students for careers in research and professional fields, and communicating the significance of biology to those around them. Graduates of the EBIO program are well-positioned to pursue a wide range of careers that include graduate school, science education, wildlife biology, conservation biology, resource management, environmental consulting, and environmental law.
Here at CU, our coursework is geared towards students attaining specific educational outcomes. These include:
- Learning how to think like a biologist: Through our rigorous coursework, students learn how to develop a sophisticated appreciation for the nature of biological processes, and how to synthesize a range of biological concepts and ideas.
- Developing critical thinking skills: Our coursework helps students develop analytical and critical thinking skills, including hypothesis generation and testing.
- Effective communication: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is a highly collaborative field. As such, our coursework gives students the opportunity to develop high level writing and oral communication skills. We offer writing intensive courses which focus specifically on crafting scientific writing. In these courses, you will present research findings in poster symposia or in small seminar courses.