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2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 1320 - Environmental Biology

Credits: 3 hrs
This course will provide students with an understanding of major environmental issues from a basic science perspective. Basic science topics include ecosystem structure, energy flow, biogeochemical cycles, population growth and regulation and evolution. Environmental issues covered include human population growth, agriculture and food, pest control. Conservation of forests and wildlife, preservation biological diversity, energy use, water and air pollution, ozone depletion and global warming.
Periods Per week: (Three one-hour lectures per week)
Pre-requisite(s): Test out of or complete RED 1311  
Student Learning Outcome: Scientific Literacy
Area of Knowledge: Natural Sciences
Curricular Theme: Sustainability