Graduate Degree Program in Ecology
Alan Knapp, Interim Director
Johnson Hall 104
Phone: 970-491-4373
Email: Ecology@colostate.edu
ecology.colostate.edu

Effective Fall 2019

REQUIRED COURSES
ECOL 505Foundations of Ecology3
ECOL 571Advanced Topics in Ecology2
ECOL 592Interdisciplinary Seminar in Ecology 12
ECOL 693Research Seminar1
ECOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS
Select 6 credits not taken elsewhere in the program from the following:6
Advanced Conservation & Evolutionary Genomics
Behavioral Ecology
Theory of Population and Evolutionary Ecology
Genetics of Natural Populations
Community Ecology
Ecosystem Ecology
Applications in Landscape Ecology
Models for Ecological Data
Biogeochemical Cycling in Ecosystems
Wildlife Population Dynamics
Advanced Environmental Plant Stress Physiology
ECOLOGY TOOLS
Select 3 credits not taken elsewhere in the program from the following:3
Applied Econometrics
Econometric Theory I
Econometric Theory II
Computer Analysis in Population Genetics
Modeling Watershed Hydrology
Biostatistical Methods for Quantitative Data
Niche Models
Models for Ecological Data
Design of Fish and Wildlife Studies
Applied Sampling for Wildlife/Fish Studies
Sampling & Analysis Vertebrate Populations
Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology
Remote Sensing and Image Analysis
Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers
Dynamical Systems
Concepts in GIS
GIS Methods for Resource Management
Spatial Statistical Modeling-Natural Resources
Quantitative Spatial Analysis
Ecological and Social Agent-based Modeling
Applied Multivariate Analysis
Micrometeorology
Modeling Ecosystem Biogeochemistry
Terrestrial Ecosystems Isotope Ecology
Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I: R Software
Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I: SAS Software
Design and Data Analysis for Researchers II
Introduction to Probability Theory
Stochastic Processes I
Mathematical Statistics
Data Analysis and Regression
Applied Multivariate Analysis
Topics in Statistical Methods: Sampling
Data Issues in Hydrology
ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES, INDEPENDENT STUDY, RESEARCH, AND DISSERTATION55
Program Total Credits:72

A minimum of 72 credits are required to complete this program.