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    University of North Texas
  Feb 21, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Ecology for Environmental Science, BS

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The ecology for environmental science degree program will expose you to a wide range of courses and facilities that focus your understanding from an ecological perspective.

Degree requirements

The Bachelor of Science with a major in ecology for environmental science requires the following:

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the General University Requirements  in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Science  requirements.

Major requirements, 42 hours

Required courses, 30 hours

Lower-level biology courses

Additional lower-level biology courses

Other course requirements

Minor requirements



Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information, see an academic advisor in the College of Science.

Other requirements

Only two attempts will be allowed for each biology and biochemistry course in the degree. A minimum 2.5 grade point average in all science and mathematics courses, a minimum 2.5 grade point average for upper-division courses in the sciences, and an overall 2.0 grade point average are required for graduation. All students seeking to enter the Department of Biological Sciences, with the exception of beginning freshmen, must meet the minimum grade point averages given above. Students in the department whose overall science/mathematics or advanced science grade point average drops below the minimum for two consecutive semesters will be removed from the program.

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