Subject: Biology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 3 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Biology


Examines physical and biotic factors shaping species assemblages over space and time, especially processes controlling plant communities (e.g. environmental factors, disturbance, and biotic interactions). Explores current issues in community ecology, such as impacts of diversity loss, invasive species, and environmental change. Laboratories focus on experimental design, data collection and analysis.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 228 or PLSC 213; one of STAT 245, STAT 246, or PLSC 214.

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