Subject: Biology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 4 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Biology

Description

An introduction to the theoretical and scientific foundation of conservation biology as applied to animals and plants. Course material will cover elements of population, community and landscape ecology as they apply to conservation challenges. Labs will include measuring biodiversity and analysis of current conservation issues. Field trips are compulsory.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 228 (formerly BIOL 253) and BIOL 302 (formerly 263 or 401) or permission of the instructor.
Note: There will be costs for a field trip in addition to tuition fees.

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