Investigate the origin, maintenance, and organization of biodiversity and how organisms interact within the natural world. You’ll develop an understanding of core biology concepts and principles, and gain practical experience in the laboratory, field, and classroom, where you’ll develop computer and communication skills.
- Campus: Okanagan
- Faculty: Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
- Degree: Bachelor of Science
- 4 yrs Length
- Yes Co-op Option
- Yes Honours Option
In the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology program, you will obtain a grounding in theory, practical experience, and laboratory skills, as well as gain field work, computer, and communication (both verbal and written) experience. This program prepares you for graduate school and professional programs.
Experiential learning and research
The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences holds an annual undergraduate research conference on UBC’s Okanagan campus to showcase student research projects. Join the Biology Course Union on UBC’s Okanagan campus to connect with peers, get involved in advocacy, and gain increased access to career resources.
UBC’s Okanagan campus is home to the Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services (BRAES). BRAES is a consortium of UBC faculty members and students, collaborators, and partner organizations working together to advance research and teaching in conservation and ecology.