Bachelor of Science (Environmental Earth Science / Zoology and Ecology)

Bachelor of Science (Environmental Earth Science / Zoology and Ecology)

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Level 1

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core – already on plan

SC1101 Science: Nature, Knowledge and Understanding

Pre-Requisite: None

Core – CH1001 appears on the study plan.  Use the “change” link to choose CH1011

CH1011 Chemistry for the Natural Sciences

Assumed Knowledge: It is assumed that students undertaking this subject will have successfully completed senior Chemistry and Maths B, or will have completed MA1020 and CH1020 or equivalent, prior to enrolment.

Core to Environmental Earth Science

EV1005 Environmental Processes and Global Change

Pre-Requisite:  None

Core to Zoology and Ecology

BZ1006 Diversity of Life

Assumed knowledge: Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of Chemistry, Mathematics and English to Grade 12 (Queensland) or equivalent.

Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core – already on plan

SC1102 Modelling Natural Systems

Pre-requisites: MA1020 or Senior mathematics or equivalent and allow concurrent enrolment for MA1020

Core to Environmental Earth Science

EA1110 Evolution of the Earth

Pre-Requisite: None

Core to Zoology and Ecology

BZ1005 Introductory Ecology

Assumed knowledge: Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of Chemistry, Mathematics and English to Grade 12 (Queensland) or equivalent.

Elective (check availability and ensure you meet pre-requisites.  Choose subjects that are of interest to you or support your career aspirations)

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Level 2

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Zoology and Ecology

BZ2001 Quantitative Methods in Science

Pre-requisite: 6cp of Level 1 subjects

Core to Environmental Earth Science

EV2401 Australian Landscape Processes and Evolution

Pre-Requisite: At least 12cp at level 1

Core to Environmental Earth Science

EA2006 Hydrology

Pre-Requisite: At least 12cp at level 1

Core to Zoology and Ecology

BZ2820 Evolutionary Biology

Pre-requisites: BZ1005 or BZ1001

Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Environmental Earth Science

EV2502 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Pre-Requisite: At least 12cp at level 1

Core to Environmental Earth Science

EA2404 From Icehouse to Greenhouse

Pre-Requisite: At least 12cp at level 1

Core to Zoology and Ecology

BZ2880 Ecology: Distribution, Abundance and Diversity

Pre-requisites: (BZ1005) or (6cp of BZ or EV or EA level 1 subjects)

Core to Zoology and Ecology (Choose one subject)

BZ2808 Adapting to Environmental Challenges

Study period 2

Pre-requisites: BZ1004 or BZ1005 or BZ1006 or BZ1007 or BZ1008

Or

MB2080 Invertebrate Biology

Study period 2

Pre-requisites: BZ1004 or AG1004 or BZ1006 or BZ1007

Or

BZ2480 Restoration Ecology

Study period 1

Pre-requisites: 3cp of BZ or EV level 1 subjects

Level 3

Teaching period 1

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Environmental Earth Science

EA3007 Field Studies in Tropical Water and Soil Science (SP6 Block)

Pre-Requisite: At least 12cp of level 2 EA or EV subjects

Core to Zoology and Ecology

BZ3215 Conservation Biology

Pre-requisites: (BZ1001 or BZ1005) and (BZ2440 or BZ2880 or MB2060) and (BZ1007 or BZ1006 or ZL1001 or BZ1004 or AG1004 or BT1001 or BZ1003 or AG1003)

Elective under major

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Elective under major

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Teaching period 2

Core/Elective

Subject Code

Core to Environmental Earth Science

EV3401 Coastal and Catchment Geomorphology

Pre-Requisite: At least 12cp at level 2 including 6cp of level 2 EA or EV subjects

Core to Environmental Earth Science

EA3640 Advanced Environmental and Marine Geoscience Technologies and Applications

Pre-Requisite: At least 12cp at level 2, and 3cp at level 1 EA or MB

Core to Zoology and Ecology

BZ3230 Ecological Research Methods

Pre-requisites: (BS2001 or BZ2001) and (BZ2440 or BZ2880)

Elective under major

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