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Major in Ecology

Our Ecology Major Allows You To

  • Gain a solid foundation in the biological sciences.
  • Specialize in a discipline within the broad field of ecology such as terrestrial, aquatic, organismal, etc.
  • Learn from our uniquely specialized faculty from different departments.

Photo of a student and a faculty member examining a plant specimen in the fieldBachelor of Science (B.S.) in Ecology (46–47 credits)

This major emphasizes the interaction of organisms with their environment. This major best prepares students to enter graduate programs in ecology, and pursue jobs such as natural history interpreters, land managers and wetland scientists.


Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about ecology at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Edwin Romanowicz, Director
Office: Hudson Hall 132
Phone: (518) 564-2028
Toll-Free Phone: (877) 554-1041
Fax: (518) 564-5267