BIO 200 - Ecology: The Everglades
A scientific yet sensitive look at one of the world's rare and endangered wilderness areas. Everglades ecology is studied through an extensive wilderness camping experience in Everglades National Park, involving a minimum of 90 hours of classroom and field instruction. Offered during the January Intersession.
Prerequisite: One semester of college biology and permission of department chairperson
3 Lecture Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
- Have knowledge of general ecological principles.
- Have knowledge of the use of scientific methodology in the study of ecology.
- Have knowledge of the uniqueness of the everglades as an ecosystem.
- Have knowledge of the importance of wilderness areas as a vital component of the world community.
- Have knowledge of the influence and impact of the human population on these areas.
- Have knowledge of one's self.
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