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Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Concentration in Biology


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Common milkweed, Asclepias syriaca, growing in Ithaca

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Biology of Fishes class collecting at Oneida Lake

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Hylodes phyllodes, a stream-breeding frog from Atlantic Coastal Forest of Brazil

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Pisaster ochraceus in the intertidal

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An Acacia tree backlit by the African sunset

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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Concentration in Biology

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) is a concentration within the Biological Sciences. All Biology Majors satisfy basic requirements in Physical Sciences and Mathematics as well as a core of 5 semesters in basic Biological Sciences. Beyond that, students choose one of eebconcentratoramongthetallmilkweedsmore than a dozen concentrations. The concentration in EEB entails taking additional courses in some combination of ecology, evolutionary biology, organismal biology, and ecosystems (marine, freshwater, terrestrial). To learn more about the Biological Sciences major and other concentrations, check out the Office of Undergraduate Biology website.