GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN
The Graduate Certificate in Conservation Biology consists of 15 credits (5 courses):
(a) two core courses aimed to provide a solid framework for addressing issues in Conservation Biology, (b) two approved elective courses, and (c) a Practicum, which may consist of a supervised independent research project or a sponsored internship with a governmental or non-profit organization. .
Graduate Certificate students must successfully complete two core courses: Conservation Biology (BISC 6597 - 3 credits) and Conservation Law and Policy (BISC 7532 - 3 credits).
Approved electives offered in the recent past include:
For those students concurrently completing a M.Sc. or PhD in Biology, the following Ecology core courses cannot be counted as elective courses toward the Certificate:
- Population Genetics
- Ecosystem Ecology
- Community Ecology
- Vector Ecology
- Ecology of Urban and Suburban Landscapes
- Behavioral Ecology, as well as seminars in ecology and evolution.
- Population Biology (BIGA 6531)
- Community Ecology (BISC 6532)
- Ecosystem Ecology (BISC 6533)
- Ecological Methods (BISC 6535)
- Introductory Biostatistics (BISC 6525)
A minimum GPA of 3.0 must be maintained.
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