The Conservation and Restoration Ecology Pathway (CRE) links the study of conserving and maintaining ecological systems and their elements with the recovery of damaged ecosystems. The combination of conservation and restoration creates a practical framework for managing natural resources and landscapes. Fundamental understandings of ecosystem components and processes are used to foster and sustain native species, ecological communities, and ecosystems.
One quarter of Calculus (B CUSP 124 or equivalent)
Three quarters of the General Chemistry sequence (B CHEM 142, 152, 162 or equivalent)
One Introductory Earth System Science course (BIS 242 or Physical Geography or Oceanography or equivalent)
One Introductory Environmental Studies course (BIS 240 or BIS 243 or equivalent)
Three quarters of the Introductory Biology sequence (B BIO 180, 200, 220 or equivalent)
Environmental Science Core Requirements (27 credits)
CRE Core Course Requirements (20 credits)
CRE Distribution Requirements (20 Credits)
Capstone (13 Credits)
General Electives (10 Credits)
TOTAL = 90 Credits
*Should be taken in the first quarter of IAS enrollment.
School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) Requirements & Policies
Interdisciplinary Practice & Reflection (IPR)
Within the above-listed 90 credits, students must complete the IPR requirement.
Areas of Knowledge
25 credits must be completed in each Area of Knowledge. At least 10 credits in each Area must be completed in courses offered by UW Bothell. The Areas of Knowledge are: Visual, Literary and Performing Arts (VLPA), Individuals and Societies (I&S), and Natural World (NW).
Multiply-designated courses may not be double-counted as fulfilling two Areas of Knowledge. Courses may apply to both an Area of Knowledge requirement and an CRE major requirement.
Lower Division Credit Policy
Up to 35 credits of lower division (100-200 level) coursework taken at UW Bothell may be applied toward designated requirements within the 90 program credits. Please contact an IAS advisor for details.
With the exception of the General Electives, courses taken to satisfy CRE major requirements must be completed in matriculated status.
Admitted prior to Autumn Quarter, 2012?
Students admitted to the CRE major prior to Autumn 2012 may be eligible to complete an older set of major requirements. Students with questions about their major requirements should contact an IAS advisor.
In addition to the general admission requirements, students must have completed the following prerequisites to be considered for admission to the CRE major.