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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 212 Environmental Biology

Fall Semester

This course is an introduction to applied ecology for non-majors. Class meetings review basic biological and ecological principles, including ecological efficiency, nutrient cycling, biological diversity, and population growth. Past and current environmental issues, such as resource use and pollution, are examined in light of ecological principles. Laboratory sessions are field-oriented and examine natural and human-impacted aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. This class will be of interest to Education and Recreation majors. BIO 150  or BIO 204 (BIO110)  recommended, but not required. Dissection is not a part of this course. 2 hours lecture. 1 three-hour laboratory (BIO213).

3 credit hours
Satisfies Constellation - Environmental Sustainability for “Generation Next”