|EEC Footnotes A grade of C- or better is required in the following courses: LSC 101 Critical and Creative Thinking the the Life Sciences AEC 460 Field Ecology and Methods BIO 181 Introductory Biology: Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity BIO 183 Introductory Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology BIO/PB 330 Evolutionary Biology AEC/BIO/PB 360 Ecology GN 311 Principles of Genetics GN 312 Elementary Genetics Lab Physiology Requirement2 MA 131 Calculus for Life and Management Sciences A MA 231 Calculus for Life and Management Sciences B CH 101/102 Chemistry – A Molecular Science & Lab CH 221/222 Organic Chemistry I & Lab CH 223/224 Organic Chemistry II & Lab CH 201/202 Chemistry – A Quantitative Science & Lab PY 211 College Physics I PY 212 College Physics II ST 311 Introduction to Statistics EEC Electives8 Organismal Biology Elective9 Advanced Writing Requirement5 ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchTaking courses for credit only (S/U): PE, Free Electives and courses offered only for S/U credit can be applied to graduation requirements. Students should check with their adviser before electing to take any course that normally is graded A-F as an S/U course.’Conservation Biology Requirement (3 cr) NR 406 Conservation of Biological Diversity BIO 561 Conservation Biology FW 333 Conservation Biology in Practice AEC 450 Conservation GeneticsEECB Elective List BIO 310 Quantitative Approaches to Biological Problems MB 470 Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases. GN 453 Personal Genomics BCH 351 General Biochemistry FW 460 International Wildlife Management and Conservation ZO 486 Capstone Course in Zoology 1 Mathematics Alternatives MA 141 and MA 241 is a suitable substitute for MA 131 and MA 231. 2 Physiology Requirement (take one of the following options) BIO 250 Animal Anatomy & Physiology PB 321 Introduction to Whole Plant Physiology PB 421 Plant Physiology 3 Free Electives (take 9 credit hours) These electives cannot be remedial nor can they be taken at an elementary level after you have taken comparable coursework at a more advanced level. Students interested in graduate school or professional school should check the courses required for admission to the programs to which they plan to apply. 5 Advanced Writing Requirement (take one course) Cannot be double-counted for a GEP requirement. Select courses from the list of course options provided in your degree audit. 6 Physics Alternatives PY 205 and PY 208 can be substitutes for PY 211 and PY 212. PY 205 and PY 208 are calculus-based and require that you take the 40 series of Mathematics1 (MA 141 and MA 241). PY 201 and PY 202 would also be a suitable substitute for PY 211 and PY 212. PY 201 and PY 202 are calculus-based, require the 40 series of Mathematics, and are restricted to students in PAMS. 7 Learning Experience Elective (take one course for 3 credit hours) Learning experience in an appropriate area, with prior approval by faculty adviser, prospective supervisor, and departmental undergraduate coordinator. Contact and arrangements with prospective supervisors is the responsibility of the student. BIO 499 Honors Project, Part 2 (requires BIO 498) BSC 492 Professional Experience BSC 493 Research Experience BSC 494 Teaching Experience BSC 498 Biological Sciences Honors Project Part 2 (requires BSC 497) 8 EEC Electives (take 18 credit hours) Select courses from the list of course options provided on your degree audit. Students can use up to 3 hours of BSC 492 or BSC 493 or BSC 494 or BIO 498/499 (must complete both) or BSC 497/498 (must complete both), or GPH/ST 404 toward EEC Electives. 9 Organismal Biology Elective (take 3 credit hours) Select from the list of course options provided in your degree audit. 10Plant Co-requisite (take one course) At least one course must be taken from the list provided in your degree audit. This course can also be used to meet one other requirement in the major (e.g., the Physiology Requirement2, a Free Elective3, an EEC Elective8, or the Organismal Biology Elective9). 11Ecology Requirement The required Ecology course is now offered as AEC 360 or PB 360. It was previously also offered as BIO 360. Any of these courses can be used to meet the requirement. *General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program-gep/gep-course-lists-2/. Introduction to Writing ENG 101 (4 credit hours with a C- or better) Must be taken during the first year. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours; one course with MA or ST prefix) In EEC, this GEP requirement is met through the Major course requirements. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours; include one laboratory course or course with a lab) In EEC, this GEP requirement is met through the Major course requirements. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list. Some courses on this list will also meet the U.S. Diversity or Global Knowledge co-requisites. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list. Some courses on this list will also meet the U.S. Diversity or Global Knowledge co-requisites. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours; at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course) Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Healthy Living course list. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours) Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the GEP Social Sciences course list or the GEP Visual & Performing Arts course list. Some courses on this list will also meet the U.S. Diversity or Global Knowledge co-requisites. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5 credit hours) In EEC, this GEP requirement is met through Major course requirements. The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements U.S. Diversity (USD) Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. Global Knowledge (GK) Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.