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BIOL 4600 - General Ecology

5 credit hours
Formerly - BIOL 470
Study of the interactions between organisms in biological communities and the relationship of biological communities to the environment. Topics include: population growth and regulation, competition and predation, community energetics and nutrient cycling, comparative ecosystem analysis, and the evolution of ecosystems. Laboratory exercises include: field sampling techniques, experimental population manipulations, and ecosystem modeling. Four lecture and three laboratory hours per week. One weekend field trip.

Prerequisite Course/s: MATH 1021; BIOL 1610/1611, 1620/1621, 1630/1631 (all with C or better); Recommended: BIOL 2350 or 2520; MATH 1210



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