BSc Environmental Biology

Overview
The BSc in Environmental Biology is designed to provide a detailed understanding of the concepts, strategies and practices available to scientifically investigate and analyse species, communities and ecosystems towards the successful monitoring, management and development of strategies for sustainable use of these systems.

Programme Details
The BSc in Environmental Biology cannot be taken with any other major or minor because of the number of credits required, which are as follows:

LEVEL I
A minimum of 24 credits from Level 1, 18 of which must be FST courses and must include:
BIOL1017 Cell Biology
3
BIOL1018 Molecular Biology and Genetics
3
BIOL1262 Living Organisms I
3
BIOL1263 Living Organisms II
3
A total of 63 Advanced credits from Part II which must include:
LEVEL II
(30 credits)
BIOL2401 Research Skills and Practices in Biology
3
BIOL2402 Fundamentals of Biometry
3
BIOL2403 Principles of Ecology
3
BIOL2404 Molecular & Population Genetics
3
BIOL2406 Eukaryotic Microbiology
3
BIOL2407 Biological Evolution
3
BOTN2401 Plant Form and Systematics
3
BOTN2402 Physiology of Plants
3
ZOOL2403 Maintenance Systems in Animals
3
ZOOL2404 Coordination and Control in Animals
3
LEVEL III
33 credits from the following:
BIOL3400 Issues in Conservation Biology
3
BIOL3406 Freshwater Biology
3
BIOL3407 Oceanography
3
BIOL3408 Coastal Ecosystems
3
BIOL3409 Caribbean Coral Reefs
3
BOTN3405 Plant Ecophysiology
3
ZOOL3408 Sustainable use of Marine Fishable Resources
3
ZOOL3409 Aquaculture
3
EITHER
BOTN3406 Tropical Forest Ecology
3
OR
ZOOL3403 Entomology
3
     
Plus one (1) other Life Sciences advanced course, and
EITHER
BIOL3412 Internship
3
OR
BIOL3413 Biology Project
3