2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 10, 2022  
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 105 - Ecology and Conservation (GE)


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A wide-ranging exploration of major topics in ecological science relating to current issues in conservation biology. Drawing from academic and applied fields, the course examines major concepts in conservation biology and how they impact society, public policy, wise management of natural resources, and ethical choices encountered in everyday life. Focus topics include biodiversity, habitat destruction, exotic species introductions, human harvesting, protected areas, and future prospects. Course approach emphasizes the process of science, critical thinking, active learning, social relevancy, and building connections between case studies and general concepts. Lecture and inquiry-based lab. Offered every year.



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