Feb 23, 2020  
2019-20 Catalog 
2019-20 Catalog
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BIOL& 213 - Biology Majors Plant

6 CR

Third in a three-course sequence for science majors and pre-professional students. Topics include plant anatomy, physiology, evolution, and ecology.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 211 .

Course Outcomes
  • Differentiate between organisms representing the different lineages of life and between major groups within those lineages, with a focus on photosynthetic organisms.
  • Describe the diverse adaptations and ecological roles of organisms within each group, including the functional significance of differences in anatomy and morphology with regard to growth, nutrition and dispersal.
  • Explain the basic principles of ecology; including population, community, ecosystem and conservation ecology.
  • Explain how human activities alter existing biodiversity and impact evolutionary and ecological processes.
  • Analyze and interpret experimental results to reinforce biological principles.

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