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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- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  One semester of college biology and permission of department chairperson

 

Credits: 4
Hours
3 Lecture Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:

  1. Illustrate knowledge of general ecological principles through successfully designing and implementing an assigned ecological field study.
  2. Use scientific methodology in the study of ecological principles by designing and implementing laboratory exercises that measure ecological principles.
  3. Through the debate process the student will demonstrate knowledge of the importance of wilderness areas as vital components of the world community.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the influence and impact of the human population on wilderness areas through articulate discussion, journal entries, and debate.




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