ENVIRON 281 - General Ecology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2019
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: SNE Program in the Environment
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in EEB 381 or ENVIRON 381.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
>100
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 171, (172 or 174), & 173; or BIOLOGY 192 & 173; or BIOLOGY 195 & 173; AND a laboratory course in CHEM.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The course introduces the basic concepts and principles of ecology as applied to the study of individuals, populations, and communities of both plants and animals.

Course topics include:

  • the roles of physical and biotic factors influencing the distribution and abundance of organisms;
  • the dynamics of population growth;
  • species interactions including competition, predation, mutualism;
  • the structure of ecological communities;
  • ecological succession; and
  • applications of ecology to problems of environment and resource management.

Course Requirements:

Three exams will constitute the main basis of evaluation.

Intended Audience:

BIOLOGY 281 is a suitable prerequisite for intermediate and advanced courses in ecology.

Class Format:

There will be lectures and discussions.

ENVIRON 281 - General Ecology
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