Major Advising Checklist: Environmental Studies—Conservation Biology

Automatic Joint Major:  ESBI-BIOL

All ESBI-BIOL majors should use this form as they plan out the timing of their major coursework.

After filling out the form, hit "submit" to send the completed form to the email addresses that you entered for the fields "advisor's email" and "your email"

Please enter the semester the course was taken or will be taken. For any electives, please also enter the course number.

To review the major requirements and list of cognate courses, click here.

I. Core Courses

These four courses must be completed by the end of the junior year.

(GEOG 0320 Geographic Information Systems can be used by the students of the class of 2013 and prior)

II. Cognate Courses: Humanities or Social Sciences from Approved List

Students doing environmental science foci need to take two cognates outside of the natural sciences.

Cognate 1
Cognate 2
III. Focus:
Course 4: BIOL 211, MATH 116, OR PSYC 201
Courses 5 and 6: Research methods courses

Two research methods courses chosen from BIOL 0302, BIOL 0304, BIOL 0323, and ENVS 0360

Course 7: Organismal Course

One organismal course chosen from among BIOL 0201, BIOL 0202, BIOL 0203, and BIOL 0310

Courses 8 and 9: Biology Electives

Two BIOL electives chosen from the 0200-0500 level (only one of which can be BIOL 0500)

IV. Senior Experience

Students must have completed all four core courses before they can enroll in ES 401.

V. Off-campus course substitutions (if applicable)

For students studying off-campus, a total of up to three courses may count toward the major. Courses for the focus need approval from the advisor. Courses for cognates need approval from the director in consultation with other appropriate faculty members.

Please use the following fields to record any approved off-campus courses counting toward your major requirements.

Please use this space to provide any additional information or explanations for your advisor regarding your major requirement plan.

Advisor email addresses

Andi Lloyd: lloyd@middlebury.edu
Sallie Sheldon: sheldon@middlebury.edu
Steve Trombulak: trombula@middlebury.edu
Helen Young: hjyoung@middlebury.edu