May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Option in Environmental Biology Degree Checklist

Biological Sciences: Environmental Biology Option (B.S.)

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Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Semester Hours required for the Biological Sciences Major- EVB Option: 81-83 semester hours

Core Requirements

Biological Sciences majors with an Environmental Biology Option must complete a core which includes the following courses and 15-semester hours of electives selected from the Option Electives list below.

Option Electives

Option electives to choose from (15 semester hours required):


(Major GPA based on all biological sciences courses taken at EIU)

1 Students not prepared for this course will be required to take additional prerequisite math classes.

2 12 hours of BIO 4275 is required in the major OR 6 hours of BIO 4275 plus 6 total hours of BIO 3450 Undergraduate Research, BIO 3451 Independent Study, BIO 4444 Honors Independent Study, or BIO 4555 Honors Research. Research/Independent Study coursework hours counted here may not also be counted toward elective credit.

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