Course Work and Prerequisites
You should have an undergraduate degree with a strong academic record in any field of biological science or environmental science/engineering.
Students in our program have the option of two unique tracks of study: environmental
or human health. All students in the program take several common core courses, then
develop a course program tailored to their interests within a track of specified study.
Example courses are listed below under each track.
- SS5201 Cultural Dimensions of International Immersion and Research
- FW5770 Community Planning and Analysis
- BL5994 International Biological Sciences Practicum
- BL5990 Master’s Research in Biological Sciences
- If you do not already have a secondary teacher certification, you may wish to take ED4700 Fundamentals of Instruction and/or ED5110 Educational Psychology
- BL4440 Fish Biology
- BL4450 Limnology
- BL4465 Biological Oceanography
- BL5120 Environmental Remediation and Toxicology
- BL5145 Plant-Microbe Interactions
- BL5431 Population Ecology
- BL5451 Aquatic Ecology
- BL5455 Research Methods in Aquatic Ecology
- BL5461 Ecosystem Ecology
- BL5750 Advanced Ecology: Communities
- FW5510 Foundations of Restoration Ecology
Human Health track