ENVIRON 281 - General Ecology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: LSA Environment
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in EEB 381.
Cost:
>100
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 162 or 163 or 171 & 172 & 173 or 195 & 173 AND a laboratory course in CHEM. BIOLOGY 172 and 173 are strongly recommended.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

The course introduces the basic concepts and principles of ecology as applied to the study of individuals, populations, and communities of both plants and animals. Course topics include the roles of physical and biotic factors influencing the distribution and abundance of organisms; the dynamics of population growth; species interactions including competition, predation, mutualism; the structure of ecological communities; ecological succession; and applications of ecology to problems of environment and resource management. BIOLOGY 281 is a suitable prerequisite for intermediate and advanced courses in ecology.

There will be lectures and discussions. Three exams will constitute the main basis of evaluation.

Textbook: Elements of Ecology, Smith and Smith. 6th edition.

ENVIRON 281 - General Ecology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
23863
Open
11
 
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MW 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: --DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPT. 12. NO CREDIT FOR THIS COURSE IS GRANTED TO THOSE WHO HAVE COMPLETED BIOL 381.
002 (DIS)
P
23864
Closed
0
 
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M 1:00PM - 3:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
23865
Open
2
 
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M 1:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
23866
Open
2
 
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M 3:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
23867
Open
1
 
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M 3:00PM - 5:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
23868
Open
2
 
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W 1:00PM - 3:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
23869
Open
4
 
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W 1:00PM - 3:00PM
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