Jul 24, 2024  
2024-25 Academic Catalog 
    
2024-25 Academic Catalog
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BIO-140 - Conservation Biology

3 credits
Conservation biology is the science of protecting species from decline and extinction by emphasizing habitat and ecosystem preservation. Topics discussed in lecture include biological diversity and its distribution; threats to biological diversity; habitat degradation, fragmentation, and loss; impacts of invasive species; overexploitation of species; environmental laws and policy; conservation priorities and reserve design; and the importance of a biologically diverse planet to humanity. The course meets for three hours of lecture per week. Three credits.

Mass Transfer Gen Ed Foundation: redits earned in this course are counted towards the Mass Transfer Gen Ed Foundation’s Natural or Physical Science requirements.



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