Dec 01, 2020  
2014-15 Academic Catalog 
2014-15 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL-113 - Fundamentals of Environmental Biology

4 credits
This is a four-credit lab course designed to meet the needs of the non-science major. The first half of the course introduces basic ecologic principles such as energy flow through ecosystems, food webs, nutrient cycling, population growth and natural selection. The second half of the course addresses many of the environmental problems currently facing humans. Topics discussed include human population dynamics, natural resource consumption, loss of biological diversity, deforestation, habitat loss, endangered species and environmental laws.

Corequisite(s): BIOL-113L

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.

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