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B.S. Major Requirements:

denotes courses only offered at Bodega Marine Laboratory.
 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
51-63
Biological Sciences 2A-2B-2C 15
Chemistry 2A-2B-2C 15
Mathematics 16A-16B-16C, 17A-17B-17C, or 21A-21B-21C 9-12
Note: Students in Marine Ecology & Organismal Biology focus area must take 17A-17B-17C or 21A-21B.
Physics 7A-7B-7C or 9A-9B-9C 12-15
Chemistry 8A-8B for students in Marine Ecology & Organismal Biology focus area 6
Evolution & Ecology 12 and Geology 16 are strongly recommended.
Depth Subject Matter
46-75
Geology 116N (Environmental Science & Policy 116N) 3
Statistics 100 or 102 4

Two courses from: Geology 150A (Environmental Science & Policy 150A), Geology 150B (Environmental Science & Policy 150B), †Geology 150C (Environmental Science & Policy 150C)

7-8
Two courses from: Atmospheric Sciences 120, Environmental Science and Policy 100, 110, Environmental Toxicology 101, Evolution and Ecology 100, 101, 112+112L, Hydrology 103N 8-9
Evolution & Ecology 111 (Environmental Science and Policy 111) 1
Marine Ecology & Organismal Biology focus area: Biological Sciences 101, 102+103 or 105, and 104 10-13
Courses cannot be utilized to fulfill multiple requirements, with the exception that any Bodega Marine Laboratory course simultaneously fulfills the field requirement below.
Focus Area Requirement
12
Complete at least four courses from one category below, totaling at least 12 units.
Coastal Environmental Processes. Emphasis on processes and environments of the coastal zone, and the strong physical-biological connection that exists here. Courses highlight the critical terrestrial-marine interface and fundamental physical processes in the coastal zone.
This focus area requirement can be fulfilled using: Atmospheric Sciences *121A, *121B, 158, Environmental Toxicology *102A, Environmental Science & Policy †152, 155, 155L, 166N, Geology *156, 182, Hydrology 103N, 134, *143, *144, Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology *157.
* Some courses may require additional prerequisites, such as: Atmospheric Sciences 120, Math 21D, Chemistry 8B, Environmental Science and Policy 100, Hydrology 103N, Hydrology 141, Hydrology 145, Engineering: Civil and Environmental 144.
Marine Ecology and Organismal Biology. Focus on physiological adaptations to the marine environment, and the biology of marine species from the molecular to population levels. Courses include emphasis on the ecological processes that determine the distribution and abundance of marine organisms, and the patterns and mechanisms of evolution in the ocean.
The focus area requirement can be fulfilled using: Animal Science *131, Biological Sciences 122, 122P, Environmental Science & Policy 100, 121, 124, *155, 155L, Evolution & Ecology 100, 101, * 106, 112, 112L, *114, 115, Environmental Toxicology *127, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 141 and 141P, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology 120, 120L, 121, 122, 130 *Some of these courses may require additional prerequisites, such as: Environmental Science and Policy 100, Evolution and Ecology 112, Wildlife Fish Conservation 120, Environmental Toxicology 101.
Marine Environmental Chemistry. Emphasis on major themes in marine chemistry, geochemistry, the carbon cycle, and contaminant fate and transport.
The focus area requirement can be fulfilled using: Chemistry 100, Environmental Toxicology *101, *102A, *120, *127, Civil & Environmental Engineering 140, 140L, Geology *148, 182, Hydrology 134, 141, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology 153
* Some courses may require additional prerequisites, such as: Chemistry 8B, Geology 50, 60, Hydrology 145, Civil and Environmental Engineering 144.
Oceans and the Earth System. A study of our changing oceans in the context of earth system history, including climate change, paleoceanography, ecological shifts, conservation, and marine policy.
The focus area requirement can be fulfilled using: Atmospheric Sciences 116, Environmental Science and Management 120, 121, Environmental Science & Policy *110, 161, 162, 166N, *169, 198, Evolution & Ecology *120, Geology 107, 107L, 108, 109, 109L, 144, International Relations *131, Science & Society 120, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology 154
* Some courses may require additional prerequisites, such as: Atmospheric Sciences 60, Chemistry 8A,B, Geology 1, Economics 1A, Hydrology 145, Environmental Resource Sciences 100, International Relations 1
Breadth Requirement 8
8
Complete one course from each category below that is not the student's chosen Focus Area, totaling at least 8 units.
Coastal Environmental Processes. The breadth requirement can be fulfilled using the following courses: Atmospheric Sciences 158, Environmental Science & Policy 152, *155, Geology 182, Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology *157
Marine Ecology and Organismal Biology. The breadth requirement can be fulfilled using the following courses: Environmental Science & Policy 124, *155, Evolution & Ecology * 106, * 114, 115, Environmental Toxicology *127, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 141+ 141P
Marine Environmental Chemistry. The breadth requirement can be fulfilled using the following courses: Environmental Toxicology *120, Chemistry 100, Geology 182, Hydrology 134, 141
Oceans and the Earth System. The breadth requirement can be fulfilled using the following courses: Atmospheric Sciences *116, Environmental Science & Policy 166N, Evolution & Ecology *120, Geology 107, 108, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology 154
* Some courses may require additional prerequisites; see above.
Field Requirement
0-14
The Field Requirement provides exposure to field techniques, experimental design, and the marine environment itself. It is highly recommended that students fulfill this requirement by residence at Bodega Marine Laboratory for one or more courses; see courses denoted with †. Bodega Marine Laboratory courses may simultaneously fulfill an additional requirement in categories above 0
OR
Alternatively, students may fulfill the Field Requirement by taking two of the following courses; these courses cannot fulfill multiple requirements: Geology 109L, Evolution and Ecology 112L, 115, Environmental Science & Policy 123, 151L, Geology 182, Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology 100, 102L, 157 4-14
Internship/Research
3
Biological Sciences 124, Geology 192, Environmental Science & Policy 192, Evolution and Ecology 192, 199 or equivalent.
Total Units for the Major (by chosen Focus Area):
Coastal Environmental Processes
97-119
Marine Ecology & Organismal Biology
113-138
Marine Environmental Chemistry
97-119
Oceans and the Earth System
97-119
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Updated: May 4, 2017 1:55 PM