Curriculum - Master of Science in Ecology (Plan A)

 

Effective Fall 2016

 

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Course Title Credits
REQUIRED COURSES
ECOL 505 Foundations of Ecology 3
ECOL 571 Distinguished Ecologists Lecture Series
(must select 2 credit option)
1
ECOL 592 Interdisciplinary Seminars in Ecology
(two separate courses)
1
ECOL 693 Research Seminar 1
Minimum of
6 credits
ECOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS (Select 6 credits not taken elsewhere in the program)
BZ 525 Molecular Ecology 4
BZ 526/
BSPM 526
Evolutionary Ecology 3
BZ 535 Behavioral Ecology 3
BZ 548 Theory of Population and Evolutionary Ecology 4
BZ 578/
MIP 578
Genetics of Natural Populations 4
ECOL 600 Community Ecology 3

ECOL 610

Ecosystem Ecology 3

ECOL 620

Applications in Landscape Ecology 4
ESS 575 Models for Ecological Data 4
ESS 660 Biogeochemical Cycling in Ecosystems 3
FW 662 Wildlife Population Dynamics 3
HORT 576 Advanced Environmental Plant Stress Physiology 4
Minimum of
6 credits
ECOLOGY TOOLS (Select 3 credits not taken elsewhere in the program)
AREC 535/
ECON 535
Applied Econometrics 3
AREC 635/
ECON 635
Econometric Theory I 3
AREC 735/
ECON 735
Econometric Theory II 2
BZ 577/
MIP 577
Computer Analysis in Population Genetics 2
CIVE 524/
WR 524
Modeling Watershed Hydrology 3
ERHS 544/
STAT 544
Biostatistical Methods for Quantitative Data 3
ESS 565 Niche Models 4

ESS 575

Models for Ecological Data 4
FW 551 Design of Fish and Wildlife Studies 3
FW 552 Applied Sampling for Wildlife/Fish Studies 3
FW 663 Sampling and Analysis of Vertebrate Populations 5
FW 673/
STAT 673
Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology 3
GR 503/
NR 503
Remote Sensing and Image Analysis 4
MATH 530 Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers 4
MATH 540 Dynamical Systems 3
NR 505 Concepts in GIS 4
NR 506 GIS Methods for Resource Management 4
NR 512 Spatial Statistical Modeling-Natural Resources 3
NR 523/
STAT 523
Quantitative Spatial Analysis 3
NR 554/
ANTH 554
Ecological and Social Agent-based Modeling 3
NR 621 Design of Geographic Information Systems 3
NRRT 765 Applied Multivariate Analysis 3
SOCR 522 Micrometeorology 3
SOCR 620 Modeling Ecosystem Biogeochemistry 3
SOCR 670 Terrestrial Ecosystems Isotope Ecology 3
STAT 511 Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I 4
STAT 512 Design and Data Analysis for Researchers II 4
STAT 520 Introduction to Probability Theory 4
STAT 521 Stochastic Processes I 3
STAT 530 Mathematical Statistics 3
STAT 540 Data Analysis and Regression 3
STAT 560 Applied Multivariate Analysis 3
STAT 675A Topics in Statistical Methods: Sampling 1-3
STAT 675B Topics in Statistical Methods: Design 1-3
STAT 675C Topics in Statistical Methods: Multivariate and Regression Methods 1-3
STAT 675D Topics in Statistical Methods: Computer Intensive Methods 1-3
STAT 675F Topics in Statistical Methods: Robustness and Nonparametric Methods 1-3
WR 674 Data Issues in Hydrology 3
Minimum of
3 credits

ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES, INDEPENDENT STUDY, RESEARCH, AND DISSERATION
Minimum of
15 credits
PROGRAM TOTAL Minimum of
30 credits