2019-2020
BIO435: Conservation Biology

About This Course

Examination of the major anthropogenic threats to biological diversity and solutions for preserving this diversity.  Topics include the rationale for preserving biodiversity, threats that arise at population community and ecosystem levels, and in- and ex-situ conservation strategies.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:

3

Department:

Biology

Course Level:

Upper

Semesters Offered:

Even Spring

Course Prerequisites

4 credit hours

BIO314: Evolution and Ecology

Study of populations, communities, and ecosystems, and the evolutionary forces that shape them. Laboratory. 

2 credit hours

BIO402: Seminar I

A topical capstone course which draws upon skills, knowledge, and experiences students have gained throughout their years of college study, particularly in biology. Emphasizes library research, scientific writing, oral presentations, discussion, and critical thinking.

or permission of Instructor.


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