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BIO 360 – Ecology

This course interprets data, critiques original papers, and uses class discussions on the topics of: limits on species distributions, demography, population growth and regulation, interactions of species, energy flow, nutrient cycling, community dynamics, succession, and patterns of species diversity. The lab experience allows students to participate in class exercises, design, and group field projects. This class is offered in the Fall of 2017 and not again until Fall 2019, so don’t miss your chance to take it!

Students interested in a variety of careers may be interested in this course, including public and research analysis, agriculture, environmental industries/laboratories, public health, state and local government dealing with environmental protection, veterinary, taxonomy, zoology, conservation biology, and botany.

Prerequisites: Two previous biology courses OR permission of the instructor