Sep 24, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 320 General Ecology

4 Credit(s)
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:  BIO105, or BIO115H-BIO116H, BIO117H or BIO121-BIO122, or BIO122-BIO124, or BIO131-BIO132, or permission of Department Chairperson.