2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Jul 15, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog
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BIOL 2999 - Ecological Field Experience

4 hours
Prerequisites: No prerequisite is required other than a willingness to participate fully. Living conditions during the field study will be primitive. Extra fee required. A field -oriented course designed for any student interested in a detailed study of one ecosystem. The system studied will change each time the course is offered but can include Amazonian rainforests, deserts, southern Appalachian Mountains, Rocky Mountains, coastal systems or any system around the world. Study will include the geology, evolutionary history, flora and fauna, ecology, and human culture of the system as well as the importance and status of the ecosystem in the biosphere. A major portion of the course is an extended field trip to the area so that students will obtain a hands-on experience.



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