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2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

PDF of Aquatic Biology, B.S.

Biology

Faculty

Andrew Arsham, Mark Fulton, Debbie Guelda, Andrew Hafs, Michael Hamann, Brian Hiller, Richard Koch, Holly LaFerriere, Kerry Openshaw, Elizabeth Rave, Mark Wallert

Programs

Department of Biology
S 230
Phone: (218) 755-2920
Fax:

Aquatic Biology, B.S. major

Required Credits: 75
Required GPA: 2.25

I REQUIRED BIOLOGY CORE COURSES

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • BIOL1211
  • BIOL1212
  • BIOL2360
  • BIOL2610

II REQUIRED AQUATIC BIOLOGY CORE COURSES

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • BIOL3361
  • BIOL3362
  • BIOL3554
  • BIOL3830
  • BIOL4200
  • BIOL4534
  • CHEM3150
    or GEOL3211
  • GEOG3231

III CAPSTONE PROJECT

CAPSTONE PROJECT The Aquatic Biology capstone project, completed in the senior year, provides a culminating experience that integrates the knowledge and skills learned in previous courses and applies them to a scholarly activity. Examples of capstone projects may include original research projects or internships with state and federal agencies. The capstone project must be designed or chosen by the student in consultation with a faculty mentor or advisor, who must approve the project before work begins. Students should consult with their faculty mentor or advisor before their senior year commences. All capstone projects will include a written and oral component. Specific capstone requirements vary by field of emphasis. Refer to requirements as listed in specific emphases.


COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSE:

  • BIOL4894

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSE:

  • BIOL4895

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSE:

  • BIOL4898

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • BIOL4894
  • BIOL4895

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • BIOL4898
  • BIOL4899

AQUATIC SYSTEMS EMPHASIS

REQUIRED CORE COURSES
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSE:

  • BIOL3850

ELECTIVE CORE COURSES
SELECT A MINIMUM OF 9 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • BIOL3310
  • BIOL3420
  • BIOL3610
  • BIOL3630
    or GEOG3630
  • BIOL3723
  • BIOL4620
  • GEOG3232

ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES
SELECT AN ADDITIONAL 3-4 CREDITS OF BIOLOGY ELECTIVES
AT THE 3000 LEVEL OR ABOVE.

V REQUIRED COURSES IN RELATED FIELDS

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • CHEM1111
    or CHEM2211
  • CHEM1112
    or CHEM2212
  • STAT2610
    or PSY3401

SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • PHYS1101
  • PHYS2101

 

SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR AQUATIC BIOLOGY MAJOR, B.S., AQUATIC SYSTEMS EMPHASIS
The following is a list of required Aquatic Biology Major, B.S., Aquatic Systems Emphasis courses arranged by year. This schedule is intended to assist students in planning their courses. There is some flexibility in this schedule, but graduation within four years will require close adherence to the specified sequence of courses. Always consult your academic advisor in Aquatic Biology as to the proper courses and sequence of courses needed for graduation.
Note: With proper student planning and in consultation with the Aquatic Biology academic advisor a student may complete his or her academic degree in 120 semester credits. It is possible, in some circumstances, that courses in a student's Liberal Education program may be used in his or her academic major.

Freshman

  • BIOL1211
  • BIOL1212
  • CHEM1111
    or CHEM2211
  • CHEM 1112
    or CHEM2212
  • Liberal Education Requirements

Sophomore

  • BIOL2360
  • BIOL2610
  • PHYS1101
    or PHYS2101
  • STAT2610
    or PSY3401
  • Liberal Education Requirements

Junior

  • BIOL3361
  • BIOL3362
  • BIOL3554
  • BIOL3830
  • CHEM3150
    or GEOL3211
  • Elective courses in field of emphasis
  • Complete Liberal Education Requirements

Senior

  • BIOL4200
  • BIOL4534
  • GEOG3231
  • Capstone Project
  • Elective courses in field of emphasis