University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Plant Biology Core Courses


Options for our Majors: Our students select from three concentrations: General Plant Biology, Plant Molecular Biology, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Plants. Basic courses that are required for all the concentrations, and courses specific for each concentration are listed below. Students may petition the department to substitute similar courses for those listed. Study of modern foreign languages is encouraged for those attracted to the many international career opportunities in plant biology.

Botany Required Core Courses

Basic Course Requirements (45-48 credits) - required for all concentrations:

BCOR 011,BCOR 012, BCOR 101
PBIO 104
CHEM 031, CHEM 032,CHEM 141, CHEM 1421,
MATH 019/MATH 020 or MATH 021/MATH 022
PHYS 001, PHYS 031, and accompanying lab PHYS 021,
STAT 141, STAT 211, or NR 140

1Students desiring an especially strong foundation in chemistry may instead enroll in the equivalent courses for chemistry majors: CHEM 035, CHEM 036,CHEM 143,CHEM 144.


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