RCNSCI 104 - Introduction to the Natural Sciences
Section: 711
Term: SP 2009
Subject: RC Natural Sciences (RCNSCI)
Department: LSA Residential College
Credits:
5
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
Credit is granted for a combined total of 17 credits elected in introductory biology. Does not meet prerequisites for any of the Biology concentration programs.
Consent:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
First- or second-year standing; written application to the Biological Station.
Other Course Info:
Sp at the Biological Station.
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:

This course assumes no prior science background and is appropriate for all undergraduates. It will offer a hands-on introduction to natural science taught directly in the field. Classes will be held in natural habitats including dunes, forests, streams, bogs and meadows, and field trips include a tour of a fish hatchery and at least one trip to the Upper Peninsula. Lab topics include identification and ecology of common plants and animals of the region, glacial history of the region, forest development, and plants and animals of Douglas Lake. Lectures range in topic from basic biology to conservation and global climate change. This course offers an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with nature and science in an idyllic setting.

RCNSCI 104 - Introduction to the Natural Sciences
Schedule Listing
711 (LEC)
P
56002
Open
25
 
-
TBA
Note: OFFERED ONLY AT THE BIOLOGICAL STATION, MAY 17 - JUNE 13. CLASSES MEET FIVE DAYS A WEEK. ENROLLMENT BY PERMISSION OF STAFF IN THE BIOL. STATION OFFICE, 2541 CHEMISTRY.
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