Environmental and Conservation Biology
College of Science, Health & the Liberal Arts

Curriculum

FIRST YEAR
College Studies

WRTG-101

Writing Seminar I

3

HIST-1XX

Historical Understanding I

3

MATH-111

Calculus I (Fall)

4

MATH-112

Calculus II (Spring)

4

CHEM 103/103L

Chemistry I (Fall)

4

BIOL-103/103L

Biology I (Fall)

4


Math/Science Core

CHEM-104/104L

General Chemistry II (Spring)

4

BIOL-104/104L

Biology II (Spring)

4


Major Core
ECBIO-101  Environmental Issues (Spring) 3

Physical Education

PE-XX

Physical Education

0.5

PE-XX

Physical Education

0.5

Credit Total

34


SECOND YEAR
College Studies

SOC-2XX

Social Sciences I

3

Language or Area Studies I

3

Arts & Cultures

3

WRTG-2XX

Writing Seminar II (WRTG-217 recommended)

3


Math/Science Core

CHEM-201/201L

Organic Chemistry I (Fall)

4

CHEM-202/202L

Organic Chemistry II (Spring)

4

BIOL-205/205L

Plant Biology (Fall)

4


Major Core

ECBIO-201

Biodiversity (Spring)

3

ECBIO-207

Soils (Spring)

4


Designated Electives

Environmental & Conservation Electives**

3-4

Credit Total

30-31


THIRD YEAR
College Studies

LIT/HUMN-2XX

Humanities I

3

Junior Seminar

3

Junior Seminar

3

Language or Area Studies II

3


Math/Science Core

CHEM-323

Instrumental Methods of Analysis (Spring)

4

PHYS-201/201L

Physics I (Fall)

4

STAT-301

Biostatistics (Fall)

3


Major Core

ECBIO-301

Ecology (Fall)

4


Designated Electives

Environmental & Conservation Electives**

3-4

Credit Total

30-31


FOURTH YEAR
College Studies

COLLST-499

Contemporary Perspectives

4


Major Core

LARCH-310

GIS for Landscape Architects

33

CHEM-417

Environmental Chemistry (Fall)

4

ECBIO-415

Natural Resource Management (Spring)

3


Designated Electives

Environmental & Conservation Electives**

3-4

Environmental & Conservation Electives**

3-4

Environmental & Conservation Electives**

3-4


Free Electives

Free Elective

3

Credit Total

31-32


DEGREE TOTAL 122-123

**Environmental & Conservation Electives (select five) ECBIO-208 ECBIO-302, ECBIO-305, ECBIO-409, ECBIO-316, ECBIO-318, ECBIO-319, ECBIO-391/392, BIOL-209, BIOL-371, BIOL-391/2, CHEM-371, CHEM-391/2, PHYS-203/203L, PSYCH-240, SCI-381/2, SCI-493, STUAB-300, LARCH-412, LARCH-XXX (GIS II), LARCH-XXX (Env Pol)

For more information about the curriculum, please visit the University HTML catalog.

To contact us, telephone Professor Anne Bower at 215.951.6803 or email bowera@philau.edu.