EEB 372 replaces BIOLOGY 282, which is no longer offered. This laboratory course is meant to give students experience with every aspect of ecology including formulating hypotheses, designing and conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing data, and presenting the results. EEB 372 includes several writing assignments meant to help students become competent scientific writers. These assignments include writing a proposal, keeping a field journal, writing a review paper, and a final laboratory report. There are two required textbooks and one required course pack.