BIOLOGY 120 - First Year Seminar in Biology
Winter 2022, Section 003 - Tropical Forest Diversity and Conservation
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Other:
FYSem
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
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:

Description

Tropical forests contain the greatest biological diversity on Earth and provide critical ecosystem services yet are being rapidly destroyed and degraded by human activities. This course focuses on the structure, function, and diversity of intact and degraded tropical forests. We will discuss the ecological and historical factors that shape these unique and diverse ecosystems as well as the major threats and recovery following disturbance of these forests.

Schedule

BIOLOGY 120 - First Year Seminar in Biology
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
20250
Closed
0
5Y1
9Enrollment Management
-
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Please be advised that the registration process and restricted seating/enrollment management for First Year Seminars (FYS) are managed by the LSA Dean's Office. For additional information regarding this process, please visit the FYS FAQ https://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/academics/engaged-learning/first-year-seminars
002 (SEM)
 In Person
25985
Closed
0
1Y1
9Enrollment Management
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Please be advised that the registration process and restricted seating/enrollment management for First Year Seminars (FYS) are managed by the LSA Dean's Office. For additional information regarding this process, please visit the FYS FAQ https://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/academics/engaged-learning/first-year-seminars
003 (SEM)
 In Person
35522
Closed
0
9Y1
9Enrollment Management
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please be advised that the registration process and restricted seating/enrollment management for First Year Seminars (FYS) are managed by the LSA Dean's Office. For additional information regarding this process, please visit the FYS FAQ https://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/academics/engaged-learning/first-year-seminars
004 (SEM)
 In Person
35611
Closed
0
9Enrollment Management
4Y1
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Please be advised that the registration process and restricted seating/enrollment management for First Year Seminars (FYS) are managed by the LSA Dean's Office. For additional information regarding this process, please visit the FYS FAQ https://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/academics/engaged-learning/first-year-seminars

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