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Environmental Science

Environmental Biology Concentration

General Information

The Bachelor of Science in Biology/Environmental Biology Concentration is designed to prepare students for entry into the work force or admission into graduate programs in the fields of environmental biology, ecology, and organismal biology. The requirements of the Environmental Biology program are based on the general requirements of the Bachelor of Science in Biology. Specific courses such as Microbial Ecology, Zoology, Plants and Fungi, Plant Physiology, Physical Geology and Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems are prescribed to fulfill the requirements of the degree and to best prepare students for future work in the field. The completion of an internship is required.

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Career Opportunities

Environmental policies and concerns are major issues facing everyone in the world in the twenty-first century. Career opportunities exist in environmental law, government, industry and academia.

Admission Requirements

First-year student admission is open to high school graduates (or equivalent) who demonstrate academic preparedness, maturity and seriousness of purpose with educational backgrounds appropriate to their chosen program of study. High school courses and grade point average, ACT composite score, and ACT reading and mathematics subscores will be considered in the admission and placement process. Transfer students must have at least 12 credits at the time of application with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA including an English and mathematics course, or they must provide their high school records and ACT scores for admission review.

More Information

Lead Advisor: Dr. Paul Klatt
Phone: (231) 591-2671

Professional Advisor: Jenice Winowiecki
Phone: (231) 591-2555
Email: [email protected]

Biology/Environmental Biology Concentration: Ferris State University Course Catalog