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Satisfy Requirements at UMBS

With some strategic planning, you can satisfy multiple department or college requirements using UMBS classes.*

LSA Natural Sciences Area Distribution:

General Chemistry Lab (CHEM 125/126)
Intro. Biology Lab (BIOLOGY 173)
Geology of Michigan (EARTH 296; not offered in 2021)
Rivers, Lakes and Wetlands (EEB 321/ENVIRON 311; not offered in 2021)
Forest Ecosystems (EEB 348/ENVIRON 348)

LSA Upper Level Writing Requirement:

General Ecology - summer section (Scholtens instructor) paired with Ethnobotany only (EEB 381/ENVIRON 381)
Freshwater Ecosystems: Limnology
 (EEB 482; not offered in 2021)

Program in the Environment (PitE) Practical Experience Requirement:

Any Biological Station course of 3 credits or more. It may be possible for a 2-credit class to satisfy the practical experience requirement, but pre-approval from PitE is usually required. Exceptions include Florilegium, Michigan Fishes, Pharmaceutical Discovery, and Microbes in the Wild, which are approved for Practical Experience provided the student also takes Ann Arbor campus class to which they are connected.

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) Residential Field Course Requirement:

Any upper division Biological Station course

EEB/PitE General Ecology Requirement:

General Ecology (EEB 381/ENVIRON 381; this class is equivalent to both the Ecology Lecture and the Ecology Laboratory, EEB/ENVIRON 281 and EEB/ENVIRON 372)

EEB/Biology Evolution Requirement:

Natural History and Evolution (EEB 392)

EEB/Biology Lab Course Requirement:

Rivers, Lakes and Wetlands (EEB 321/ENVIRON 311; not offered in 2021)
Biology of Birds (EEB 330; not offered in 2021)
Forest Ecosystems (EEB 348/ENVIRON 348)
General Ecology - summer only (EEB 381/ENVIRON 381)
Natural History and Evolution (EEB 392)
Biology of Animal Parasites (EEB 431; not offered in 2021)
Biology of Insects (EEB 443; not offered in 2021)
Field Mammalogy (EEB 453)
Ethnobotany (EEB 455)
Algae in Freshwater Ecosystems (EEB 457; not offered in 2021)
Freshwater Ecosystems: Limnology
 (EEB 482; not offered in 2021)
Biology and Ecology of Fishes (EEB 486; not offered in 2021)
Behavioral Ecology (EEB 493 not offered in 2021)
Field Botany of Northern Michigan (EEB 556; not offered in 2021)

As with all academic planning, students should check with their department and/or college advisors to confirm the accuracy of this information.