Students majoring in biology can choose to direct their studies in a number of directions, including ecology. This area is recommended for students who are planning a career in research in ecology, evolutional biology or environmental biology, or intend to pursue graduate studies in one of these fields. Students interested in careers in forestry, wildlife or fisheries management, environmental activism, conservation planning or environmental education will find this an excellent preparation. Students who choose this area take courses such as animal behavior, aquatic biology, invertebrate zoology, field biology, plant ecology and vertebrate physiology.
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