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

BIO 320 General Ecology

4 Credit(s) DII
A study of relationships between organisms and their environments. Lectures deal with the structure and function of the ecosystem, with special emphasis upon the concepts of productivity, energy flow, material cycling, population dynamics, and species diversity in terrestrial and aquatic environments. Fieldwork will include measurement and quantitative description of local ecosystems. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week. Required of Biology majors seeking Secondary Education Biology certification. Prerequisites: BIO101-102 or BIO103, or BIO 105 , or BIO107H-108H, or BIO 115H -BIO 116H , or BIO 121 -BIO 122 , or BIO 122 -BIO 123 , or BIO 122 -BIO 124 , or BIO 131 -BIO 132 , or permission of Department Chairperson.