Program of Study
All IDEAS students receive a PhD in Ecology from the Odum School of Ecology. However, in addition to those Odum graduate requirements (see below), IDEAS trainees also complete specific coursework which comprises the IDEAS program of study.
The matriculation summary to the right outlines how IDEAS students complete their School of Ecology and IDEAS coursework within five years.
Required for all Students Pursuing a Ph.D. in Ecology
Total Hours: 37
Electives – Disciplinary & Technical Training
IDEAS students are required to take disciplinary and technical coursework. Course selections are made in consultation with a student's advisory committee and primary advisors. Please note: The following is not exhaustive. If a trainee believes that particular course should be included in their individual course of study, it will be taken into consideration.
Disciplinary courses (choose one)
Molecular Biology II
Technical courses (choose one)
From byte to benchtop to biosphere