2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

BIOL 5590 - Ecology (with Lab)

Goals: To demonstrate empirical and theoretical understanding of the relationships between organisms and their biological and physical environment; to examine the distribution and abundance of organisms; to apply quantitative analysis to field-collected ecological data.

Content: Energy flow, ecosystem organization, community structure, organismal interactions, population dynamics, physiological ecology, and biome structure.

Taught: Alternate years, fall term

Prerequisites: BIOL 1510, 1520, and any one 3000-level biology elective (grade of C- or better)

Note: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.

Credits: 4