Nanjing University of
Information Science & Technology



Program Name: Ecology
Program Code: 071402
Program Length: 4 years
Degree Type: Science


Course Summary
The Department of Ecology has strength in ecological meteorology, environmental ecology, and landscape ecology. There are Experiment Teaching Center in Ecology and Laboratory of Ecological Process and Consequent Environmental Response, which are well-equipped and with advanced facilities. The programmes aim to bring up qualified students to meet the requirements of social development; the students upon graduation will have competence working in governmental institutions, colleges, research institutes, and enterprises with professional knowledge and skills. They are also expected to have solid academic foundation for working for higher academic degrees. The major courses include: Ecology, Ecological Engineering, Ecological Meteorology, Ecological Planning, Ecological Evaluation, Urban Meteorology, Ecosystem Simulation, Remote Sensing Technology and Application, and GIS etc.. 


Course Content:

The course is divided into 4 academic years with each part comprising a number of modules as listed below, both compulsory and optional.

Semester 1
Military Theory
Philosophy and Law
Career Planning
Physical Education
Computer Science Foundation
Atmospheric Science Overview
Advanced Mathematics
Physics Experiment
Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry Experiment
General Biology
General Biology Experiment
General Biology Practice
Freshman Orientation

Semester 2
China History
Physical Education
Linear Algebra
Advanced Mathematics
Physics Experiment
C Programming Language Design or FORTRAN
Organic Chemistry and Experiment
General Biology
General Biology Experiment
General Biology Practice
Microbiology Experiment

Semester 3
China Philosophies
Physical Education
Probability and Statistics
Biochemistry Experiment
Environmental Geology Foundations
Environmental Geology Foundations Practice

Semester 4
China Philosophies
Physical Education
Plant Physiology
Plant Physiology Experiment
General Ecology
General Ecology Experiment
Climate Change Overview
Urban Meteorology
Atmospheric Environment
General Ecology Practice

Semester 5
Ecological Engineering
Plant Ecology
Ecological Quantitative Methods and Software Application
Remote Sensing and Its Application in Ecology
Ecological Planning
Urban Ecology and Environment
GIS and Ecological Environment
Biological Technology
Biological Technology Experiment
Environmental Science Overview
Ecological Engineering Practice

Semester 6
Global Ecology
Ecological Meteorology
Soil Ecology
Ecological Assessment
Environmental Monitoring
Environmental Monitoring Experiment
Ecotoxicology Experiment
Comprehensive Meteorological Observation

Semester 7
Ecological Economics
Term Paper

Semester 8
Production Practice
Final Project