May 19, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 467 - Biological Field Techniques

Intensive, field-based experience in techniques used by field biologists to sample organisms and their environments, and analyze data collected in the field.

Prerequisite: BIOL 360 or by permission.

Credits: (5)

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

  • Describe various methods for sampling (collecting and quantifying numbers of) aquatic and terrestrial organisms
  • Choose an appropriate sampling technique to answer a biological question
  • Perform several different biological sampling methods in terrestrial and aquatic environments
  • Analyze and interpret data from field sampling
  • Discuss sources of error and bias in various sampling methods
  • Demonstrate a professional, inquiring attitude toward learning, applying, and evaluating field techniques

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Summer Locations: Ellensburg

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