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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Concentration in Biology


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


Biology of Fishes class collecting at Oneida Lake


An Acacia tree backlit by the African sunset


Pisaster ochraceus in the intertidal


Common milkweed, Asclepias syriaca, growing in Ithaca

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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.