About the Conservation Biology Emphasis

This degree emphasis prepares you for a career as a conservation biologist, conservation planner, ecologist, environmental educator, researcher, or resource manager working for a government agency, non-profit organization, or in the fields of education, law, and policy.  

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Conservation Biology Courses

You’ll work with your adviser to create a course plan that includes required core and elective courses. Conservation biology course options include:

  • Conservation Biology
  • Marine Ecology and Conservation
  • Natural Resources Ecology
  • Ecological Surveys and Sampling
  • Zoo and Aquarium Conservation
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Conservation Genetics
  • Ecosystem Health and Justice

Courses required to complete a bachelor of natural resources with a conservation biology emphasis at the University of Arizona are subject to change, so remember to meet with your adviser regularly to review your course plan.

Checklist and 4-year plan for students with Tier General Education Requirements Fall 2021 and before

Checklist and 4-year plan for students with General Education Requirements Spring 2022 and after


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