Sep 16, 2019  
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BIOL 360 - General Ecology


Description:
Interrelationships of organisms with their environment. Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory/field work/discussion per week. A weekend field trip may be required.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: BIOL 183, and BIOL 213, and MATH 153 or a higher math course.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

Explain basic ecological connections between organisms, populations, communities and ecosystems

 

 

Written exams

Explain how physical environmental factors affect organisms and how organisms can affect the environment

 

 

Written exams

Describe the ecological relationships among of all life on earth and hypothesize on how human activities can affect these relationships

 

Written exams

Demonstrate knowledge on the basic structure and function of various ecosystems

 

Written exams; Field and lab exercises

 

Design an ecological study employing basic field data collection techniques

 

Laboratory report

Demonstrate proper use of instruments and equipment commonly used in ecological studies

 

 

Field and Lab exercises

Collect, analyze, and interpret ecological data

 

 

Laboratory report





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