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:
1. Have knowledge of general ecological principles.
2. Have knowledge of the use of scientific methodology in the study of ecology.
3. Have knowledge of the uniqueness of the everglades as an ecosystem.
4. Have knowledge of the importance of wilderness areas as a vital component of the world community.
5. Have knowledge of the influence and impact of the human population on these areas.
6. Have knowledge of one’s self.
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