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Biological Sciences (Conservation Biology and Ecology), BS

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2018 - 2019 Major Map
Biological Sciences (Conservation Biology and Ecology) ( BS )
Degree: BS
College/School: The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Location: Tempe campus



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Term 1 0 - 15 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
critical course 1    
  4  
  4  
  3  
  3  
Term hours subtotal: 15
  • Mathematics Placement Assessment score determines placement in mathematics and science courses
  • LIA 101 or other First Year Seminar required of all freshman students
  • An SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, IELTS, or TOEFL score determines placement into first-year composition courses
  • Select your career interest area and play me3@ASU.
Term 2 15 - 30 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
  4  
  4  
  3  
  3  
  1    
critical course
Complete BIO 281 AND BIO 282 course(s).
   
critical course
Complete ENG 101 OR ENG 105 OR ENG 107 course(s).
   
Term hours subtotal: 15
Term 3 30 - 45 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
  3  
  3  
  3  
  3    
  3    
critical course
Complete First-Year Composition requirement.
   
critical course
Complete Mathematics (MA) requirement.
   
Term hours subtotal: 15
  • Pre-health students should take CHM 233 and CHM 237 this term. See the pre-health website for more information
  • If CHM 233 and 237 are taken, then CHM 234 and 238 must be taken the following semester
  • Explore extracurriculars (i.e. service learning, community service, internships, research, student involvement, shadowing, etc.)
  • Attend a Study Abroad 101 Session
Term 4 45 - 61 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
critical course 4  
  3    
  3    
 
Elective
6    
Term hours subtotal: 16
Term 5 61 - 76 Credit Hours Necessary course signified by necessary course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
necessary course 3  
necessary course 3  
  3  
  3    
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 15
  • In these Human Dimensions courses, students learn about the human and social dimensions of conservation science
  • Pre-health students should take PHY 111 and 113 instead of PHY 101 this term. See the pre-health website for more information
  • Meet with your advisor to discuss ways to maximize your remaining time at ASU
Term 6 76 - 91 Credit Hours Necessary course signified by necessary course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
necessary course 3  
  3  
  3    
  3    
  3    
necessary course
Complete Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C) AND Global Awareness (G) AND Historical Awareness (H) course(s).
   
Term hours subtotal: 15
  • These Conservation Biology and Ecology courses teach students field (outdoor) and laboratory methods that are commonly used in conservation biology and ecology.
  • Pre-health students should take PHY 112 and 114 this term. See the pre-health website for more information
  • Use Handshake to research employment opportunities
Term 7 91 - 106 Credit Hours Necessary course signified by necessary course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
necessary course 3  
  3  
  3    
  3    
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 15
  • Please note that BIO 421 and BIO 422 are only offered in fall terms. BIO 423 is offered in spring terms. Students who do not complete BIO 421 or BIO 422 in fall of their senior year will need to complete BIO 423 in the spring term immediately following
  • These Advanced Ecology courses focus on the sub-disciplines of ecology across levels of biological organization, from individuals to landscapes
  • Explore or apply for full-time career opportunities or graduate school
  • Meet with your advisor to verify remaining degree requirements have been met
Term 8 106 - 120 Credit Hours Necessary course signified by necessary course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
necessary course 3  
necessary course 3  
  2    
  3    
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 14



2018 - 2019 Major Map
Biological Sciences (Conservation Biology and Ecology), BS
College/School: The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Location: Tempe campus
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critical courseCritical Course
necessary courseNecessary Course
Term 1
0 - 15 Credit Hours
Hours: 1
Hours: 4
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 4
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Notes:
  • Mathematics Placement Assessment score determines placement in mathematics and science courses
  • LIA 101 or other First Year Seminar required of all freshman students
  • An SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, IELTS, or TOEFL score determines placement into first-year composition courses
  • Select your career interest area and play me3@ASU.
Term 2
15 - 30 Credit Hours
Hours: 4
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 4
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 1
critical course
Complete BIO 281 AND BIO 282 course(s).
critical course
Complete ENG 101 OR ENG 105 OR ENG 107 course(s).
Notes:
Term 3
30 - 45 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
critical course
Complete First-Year Composition requirement.
critical course
Complete Mathematics (MA) requirement.
Notes:
  • Pre-health students should take CHM 233 and CHM 237 this term. See the pre-health website for more information
  • If CHM 233 and 237 are taken, then CHM 234 and 238 must be taken the following semester
  • Explore extracurriculars (i.e. service learning, community service, internships, research, student involvement, shadowing, etc.)
  • Attend a Study Abroad 101 Session
Term 4
45 - 61 Credit Hours
Hours: 4
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
Elective
Hours: 6
Notes:
Term 5
61 - 76 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
Notes:
  • In these Human Dimensions courses, students learn about the human and social dimensions of conservation science
  • Pre-health students should take PHY 111 and 113 instead of PHY 101 this term. See the pre-health website for more information
  • Meet with your advisor to discuss ways to maximize your remaining time at ASU
Term 6
76 - 91 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
necessary course
Complete Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C) AND Global Awareness (G) AND Historical Awareness (H) course(s).
Notes:
  • These Conservation Biology and Ecology courses teach students field (outdoor) and laboratory methods that are commonly used in conservation biology and ecology.
  • Pre-health students should take PHY 112 and 114 this term. See the pre-health website for more information
  • Use Handshake to research employment opportunities
Term 7
91 - 106 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
Notes:
  • Please note that BIO 421 and BIO 422 are only offered in fall terms. BIO 423 is offered in spring terms. Students who do not complete BIO 421 or BIO 422 in fall of their senior year will need to complete BIO 423 in the spring term immediately following
  • These Advanced Ecology courses focus on the sub-disciplines of ecology across levels of biological organization, from individuals to landscapes
  • Explore or apply for full-time career opportunities or graduate school
  • Meet with your advisor to verify remaining degree requirements have been met
Term 8
106 - 120 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 2
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
Notes:
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