Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

BIO 212 Environmental Biology


This course is an introduction to applied ecology for non‐majors. Class meetings review basic biological and ecological principles, including ecological efficiency, nutrient cycling, energy flow, biological diversity, and population growth. Past and current environmental issues, such as resource use and pollution, are examined in light of ecological principles through the lens of different disciplinary perspectives. This class will be of interest to Education, Recreation and Civil Engineering majors. BIO 204  recommended, but not required. Dissection is not a part of this course. 3 hours lecture.

3 credit hours