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Graduate Reqirement List for Master's Students

Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior Program

Graduate Ecology Course (800 Level - l course)

PLB826 Tropical Biology: An Ecological Approach (OTS)

ENT844 Insect Ecology and Evolution

FW824 Analysis of Wildlife Population

FW840 Landscape Ecology

FW877 Fish Population Dynamics

FOR804 Forest Ecology

ZOL822 Topics in Ethology and Behavioral Ecology

ZOL896 Population and Community Ecology

ZOL897 Ecosystem Ecology & Global Change

Graduate Evolution Course (800 Level - l course)

ZOL/PLB849 Evolutionary Biology

* FW828 Conservation Genetics

* FOR842 Population Genetics

* ZOL855 Molecular Evolution

*These are advanced courses and require prior broad evolutionary biology background.

Many EEBB students will prefer to take the more general broadly based Evolutionary Biology BOT/ZOL 849 course. Those students who already have a strong background in evolutionary biology may elect to take one of the more advanced courses listed above (*), but must receive approval of the instructor(s). Of course, more than one evolution course may be taken upon suggestion by the students’ guidance committee.

Quantitative Methods Course.  The 800-level quantitative methods course is optional for the Masters Program. (800 Level - l course)

(EEBB masters candidates are required to complete STT 464 and STT 814, or courses that are equivalent in coverage.)

ANS870/943 Techniques of Analyzing Unbalanced Research Data

CSS921 Contemporary Statistical Models in Biology

FW850  Applied Multivariate Statistical Methods

FW857 Theoretical Ecology

ZOL851 Statistical Methods for Ecology and Evolution


(plus attending EEBB Seminar Series each semester)

Master's candidates must have at least one EEBB faculty member on their guidance committee.