Undergraduate Programs

We offer opportunities for environmentally-minded students to explore, collaborate with scientists and engage in real-world research.

Elevate Your Education

Interested in applying ecological concepts to solve real-world problems? You can pursue an academic minor in applied ecology or take a variety of courses, no matter your major or discipline.

You will take rigorous courses that advance your knowledge of environmental concerns and have in-depth research experiences under the guidance of our faculty. You will be challenged to think critically about our world and how best to protect its natural resources, health and beauty.

Undergraduate Minor

Student researchPursuing a minor in applied ecology will equip you to address local and global challenges such as water quantity and quality, natural resource management and climate change.

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Undergraduate Courses

Choose from an interesting variety of undergraduate courses such as:

  • Field Ecology & Methods
  • Tropical Ecology
  • Science Communication
Undergraduate Applied Ecology Courses

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Gain research experience and discover what areas of applied ecology you are most passionate about.  This list of research opportunities is available to any undergraduate student interested in increasing their experience in various fields.  These opportunities can also fulfill the AEC 492/493 requirement for the minor program.

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