Programs of Study
The EEB Department offers the following programs: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (Specialist, Major); Biodiversity & Conservation Biology (Major), Environmental Biology (Major, Minor), general Biology (Specialist, Major, Minor).
We offer a diverse collection of courses that explore biological diversity, conservation biology, molecular evolution, population and quantitative genetics, computational and statistical data analysis, genomics, animal behaviour, the ecology of populations, communities, and ecosystems, mathematical theory in biology, environmental biology, and systematics.
Our students are encouraged to participate in cutting-edge research. Research opportunities are available to students in their second, third, and fourth years, throughout the year.
One to two are offered each year to locations such as the New World tropics, Algonquin Park, and U of T’s Koffler Scientific Reserve (north of Toronto).
Scholarships & Awards
First awarded in 2001, the Northrop Frye Summer Research Experience Scholarship in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology enables an outstanding student who has recently completed BIO120H to spend four months (May to August) in the laboratory of a faculty member.
Peer Mentorship Program
Connects incoming second year students into the department by pairing them up with an upper-year undergraduate.
To help you plan your career path, build your resume, and gain experience while you are an EEB undergraduate.