The WBE BA major prepares students for entry level jobs in the nontraditional
vocations within ecology, fisheries, wildlife, field, or conservation biology that focus on the use of communication and media, marketing and business, political and social sciences, outdoor education, etc.
Administrator: Chair, Department of Biology
Requirements: 48 credits, including 40 in biology, and an approved minor (e.g. Graphic Design, Digital Media; Photography, Communication, Marketing, Political Science, Professional Writing, Computer Science, Psychology, Kinesiology)
Core requirements: 18 credits
*BIOL4980 must be taken at Northwest Nazarene University.
Electives: Choose 12 credits from:
Physical/Computer science and Mathematics requirements: Choose 8 credits from the following:
COMP3230: Au Sable or other off-campus courses may be substituted with department approval.
** Au Sable or other off-campus courses may be substituted with department approval.
Students planning on attending graduate school are responsible for ensuring that graduate school entrance requirements have been met. It is recommended that students carefully review the admission requirements of the program to which they intend to seek admission to before selecting these courses. Additional recommended classes include General Microbiology, Environmental Science, and additional math.