Apr 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIO 141 - The Living Earth: Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity


This course explores the diversity of life from the perspectives of ecology and evolutionary biology, as well as the application of those concepts to environmental problems. General principles are illustrated with case studies from the geological record, the functioning of plants in comparison to other organisms, the behavior of animals, earth system science, and the ecological impacts of environmental change. The course emphasizes skills critical to biology, especially field identification, the process of science, analysis, and writing. Course Typically Offered: Every year.

Prerequisite(s): science and secondary education science majors or permission of the instructor.

Credits: 4



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