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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 343 - Plant Form and Function

A study of the structure and function of vascular plants. Emphasis is on plant anatomy, growth and development, and plant responses to the environment.

Prerequisite: BIOL 183.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify major cell and tissue types from vascular plants as visible using light microscopy.
  • Describe functions of major cell and tissue types for vascular plants
  • Describe meristematic growth in plants
  • Differentiate between patterns of meristematic growth that occur in plants and growth patterns animals.
  • Identify plant meristmatic tissues in plants and describe tissues that develop from cells in those meristems.
  • Characterize plant cell and tissue types and growth patterns in a vascular plant body
  • Use basic cell sectioning and staining techniques to observe plant anatomical structures

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Spring Locations: Ellensburg

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