Integrative Biology-Environmental Science Ph.D. Program Degree Requirements

The Environmental Science concentration falls under the umbrella of the Integrative Biology major and students accepted to the concentration are subject to all Integrative Biology policies and regulations as well as additional regulations that are specific to each concentration. Below are degree requirements specific to the Environmental Science Concentration:

Environmental Science Concentration (IBES) Approved Electives   
Students enrolled in the IBES concentration must complete at least one course from each of the two focal areas below. Completion of these courses may be used toward fulfillment of the 9-credit Integrative Biology elective requirement

Statistics and Modeling
Experimental Design and Biometry    PCB 6456    4
Modeling Groundwater Movement    GLY 6836    3
Ecological Modeling    EVR 6070    3
Ecological Theory    PCB 6406    3
Ecology and Earth Sciences
Biogeography    GEO 5305    3
Plants and People    GEO 6317    3
Environmental Restoration    EVR 6334    3
Flora of South Florida    BOT 5155    2
Flora of South Florida Lab    BOT 5155L    2
Coastal Plant Ecology    BOT 6606    2
Coastal Plant Ecology Lab    BOT 6606L    2
Conservation Biology    PCB 6045    3
Marine Ecology    PCB 6317    3
Advanced Ecology    PCB 6046    3
Marine Ecology Lab and Field Studies    PSB 6317L    2
Freshwater Ecology    PCB 6307    3
Freshwater Ecology Lab    PCB 6307L    2
Symbiosis    BSC 6365    3
Environmental Physiology    PCB 6749C    4
Marine Geology    GLY 5736C    3
Advanced Topics in Applied, Coastal, and Hydrogeology    GLY 5934    3
Regolith Geology    GLY 6707    3
Coastal Environments    GLY 6737    3
Shore Erosion and Protection    GLY 5575C    3
Global Environmental Change    GLY 6746    3
Environmental Geophysics    GLY 6457    3
Methods in Hydrogeology    GLY 6838    3
Natural History of Indian River Lagoon    OCB 6810    3
Marine Global Change    OCE 6019    3
Seminar in Ichthylogy    ZOO 6459   1-2
Marine Invertebrate Zoology    ZOO 6256    3
Marine Invertebrate Zoology Lab    ZOO 6256L    2
Natural History of Fishes    ZOO 6456    3
Natural History of Fishes Lab    ZOO 6456L    2
Seminar on Emerging Topics in Avian Ecology    ZOO 6544C    1
Chemistry for Environmental Scientists    CHS 6611    3
Environmental Geochemistry    GLY 5243    3
Physiology of Marine Animals    PCB 6775    3
Introduction to GIS in Planning    URP 6270    3
Principles of Geographic Information Systems    GIS 5051C    3
Applications in Geographic Information Systems    GIS 5100C    3
Programming in Geographic Information Systems    GIS 5103C    3
Remote Sensing of the Environment    GIS 5038C    3
Digital Image Analysis    GIS 5033C    3
Advanced Remote Sensing    GIS 6039    3
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing    GIS 6127    3
Topics in Geoinformation Science    GIS 6120    3


For additional information regarding criteria which must be met by students participating in the environmental science concentration, see the program guidelines document with the Forms and Policies section of this website.

Participants in the Integrative Biology-Environmental Science Ph.D. Program are also eligible to complete an en passant Master's degree (along the way).  Additional information about Integrative Biology concentration options and the Master's Along the Way (MALW) in Biology option can be found  here.