Jan 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Urban Ecology, BA Major in

Students should apply to the department as soon as possible after making the decision to major in urban ecology. The department encourages interested students to speak with an urban ecology adviser about this specialization before declaring a major. Advisers are assigned when the student applies for acceptance as a major. Grades in biology courses lower than a C- do not count toward the total number of semester hours required for the biology specialization. 

Program Requirements: Total Semester Hours: at least 124

39 Semester Hours in Biology:

Students must take either BIOL 111 112 , and 113  or BIOL 112  and 113 .

Required Courses

The following courses are also required:


Students are required to take one course chosen from:



Choose one course from the following:


Public Policy and Public Services


These courses are recommended, and may substitute for other courses under advisement.

Complete BA Requirements

BA Requirements  in HCLAS.


The Urban Ecology program is flexible by design. The built-in flexibility allows students to take the complement of courses that will best meet the requirements of the urban ecology sub-discipline that they wish to pursue. Careful planning with the Urban Ecology adviser is strongly recommended to maximize the quality of the Urban Ecology degree.