BIOL-180 Ecology
Fall for 2017-2018
The course covers the characteristics of populations, communities and ecosystems and the interactions between organisms and their physical environment. Ecological principles are used to explore major issues, such as global change, biodiversity and invasive species, and disease ecology. These relationships are studied, often in quantitative terms, through case studies and field and laboratory projects, with an emphasis on the interpretation of data and experimental design.

This courses fulfills the "Populations" distribution requirement for Biology majors and applies to the concentration in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior; it is required for students majoring in Environmental Biology.
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: BIOL 104
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