BIO-227 Principles of Ecology

This course deals with terrestrial and aquatic ecology. Topics covered include abiotic characteristics of ecosystems as well as detailed discussions of populations, communities, ecosystems and biomes. Discussions also include such topics as ecological succession and paleoecology. Qualitative and quantitative data of ecosystems is gathered during the early part of the semester inwhich ecological data will be collected during field experiences. These data will be analyzed during the second half of the semester in the laboratory. Statistical analysis and report writing will also be stressed. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisite

BIO-101, BIO-203

Syllabus for this course.