|COURSE NUMBER:||BIOL 330|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr. Vern Peters|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 3)|
|CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:||Relationships among animals, plants and the non-living environment, energy flow, nutrient cycles, ecological
succession, communities, populations; application of ecological principles to the modern world. Laboratory work focuses on
using basic techniques of ecological investigation. Participation in a three-day, overnight field trip on Thursday,
Friday and Saturday of the last weekend of September is required.|
Prerequisites: BIOL 210, 211
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
|COURSE OBJECTIVES:||The study of ecology is somewhat different from other courses in biology.
It is one of the few disciplines that attempts to see nature as a whole, with all of its interconnections.
The course integrates knowledge from a variety of other disciplines. The scale of investigation ranges
from observing microscopic organisms to global processes. Then too, ecology is a field oriented course.
The objectives of this course are:
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