Major in Conservation Biology
Become a leader in conversation with this degree program. Enjoy hands-on educational experiences, including:
- Apply ecological science and natural resource management principles to real-world challenges.
- Gain expertise at securing the biological integrity and sustainability of complex natural environments.
- Prepare for a career in parks and protected areas.
- Develop integrated approaches to wildlife and habitat conservation.
Some of the most popular courses in this major are Restoration Ecology, Wildlife Biodiversity & Ecology and Conservation Planning (the capstone project).
Browse through our full course listing for more courses available to you as a student in this program. Please visit the Faculty's course listing and descriptions for more information about each course.
This major will prepare you for a career in a range of conversation positions, including:
- Conservation biologist
- Land use advisor
- Park warden
- Wildlife biologist
- Conservation officer
- Check out UAlberta's Environmental Science Career Guide for more opportunities