Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Major

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of the relationships and interactions across levels of biological organization--genes and genomes, organisms, species, and ecosystems--and how these change over time, including the origins and history of species, the processes by which biodiversity has evolved, and the ecological context in which this evolution takes place.

A major program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Studies may include courses in animal, plant, population, functional, evolutionary, and ecosystem ecology; ecological and evolutionary genetics; molecular evolution; population and conservation biology; animal and plant diversity; biometry; and scientific and research ethics.

What can you do with a major/degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Studies?

With a degree in this field, you may find a career as an ecologist, ecotoxicologist, environmental scientist, naturalist, or a high school teacher.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


Publications/Magazines in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Studies?