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Frequently Asked EEB Questions - Undergraduates

Are the EEB majors well suited for pre-med students?

Yes. The compact, flexible requirements in the physical sciences, rigorous training in the life sciences, and flexible requirements in upper-level courses make these degrees an excellent choice for pre-med students.

Can I take a lab in BIOC and have it count for the EEB majors?

Yes. One of the 300 or 400 level labs can be a BIOC lab.

Are the tracks required for students?

No, they are optional.

Where do I go for advising?

The major advisors are Adrienne Correa, Volker Rudolf , and Scott Solomon. The transfer advisor is Scott Solomon For more information contact Lauren Hanson in the EEB office (ABL 130)

Answers to questions about minors

Can I combine a minor in EEB with a BA or BS in EEB?

No. You can only get one of the three EEB degrees - BA, BS, or minor.

Can I combine a minor in EEB with a BA or BS in BCB?

Yes.

Can I combine a minor in EEB with a BA in Biological Sciences?

No. The BA in Biological Sciences cannot be combined with any degree in EEB or BCB.

Can I combine a minor in BCB with a BA or BS in EEB?

Yes.

Can I combine a minor in BCB with a BA or BS in BCB?

No. You can only get one of the three BCB degrees - BA, BS, or minor.