Out of Province Requirements
Exploring the Cycles of Life
Engage in Interdisciplinary Studies
Explore natural selection, evolution, genetic variation, life cycles, ecosystem structure, population dynamics and more, in class and in field for a balance of theoretical and practical knowledge.
Gain Hands-on Experience
Complete field experiences and consider an international exchange or internship to expand your understanding of biodiversity.
Build Your Career Foundation
Biodiversity graduates can enter the growing field of biodiversity science, through associated industries and government agencies, and contribute to global efforts to understand and protect life on Earth.
Biodiversity impacts every aspect of our planet and our lives and is extremely important in the functioning of ecosystems large and small. This major will explore the meaning and significance of biodiversity and current issues surrounding the possible abundance or loss of it, combining theoretical and practical experiences in the field and in the classroom.
Students in the BIOD program may also be interested in studying Animal Biology, Biological Science, Environmental Biology, Marine and Freshwater Biology, Plant Science, Wildlife Biology and Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Management, or other majors.
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