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BIOEE 1610

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

This course provides an introduction to ecology, covering interactions between organisms and the environment at scales of populations, communities, and ecosystems. Ecological principles are used to explore the theory and applications of major issues facing humanity in the 21st century, including population dynamics, disease ecology, biodiversity and invasive species, global change, and other topics of environmental sustainability.

When Offered Fall, spring, summer.

Distribution Category (PBS)

Comments Four-credit option involves writing component and a discussion section that meets twice per week. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade.

Outcomes
  • Students will understand the ecological principles that affect organismal, population, community, ecosystems, and biospheric processes
  • Students will be able to apply these principles to contemporary environmental problems
  • Students will be able to analyze ecological relationships for proximate and ultimate causation, and be able to work with multi-level systems interactions.
  • Students will be able to use basic conceptual and analytical tools to describe complex ecological relationships.
  • Students will be familiar with a number of experimental and synthetic approaches to analyzing and discovering ecological processes at the major scales of ecological organization.
  • Students will write and discuss knowledgeably about the ecological dimensions of environmental issues

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Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  •  1209BIOEE 1610  LEC 001

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Biological sciences majors are required to take this course for a letter grade. 4-credit option involves writing component and a discussion section that meets twice per week.

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