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2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 329 Ecology

This course investigates the factors that determine the distribution and abundance of organisms, including evolution of adaptations, behavior, and niches, population growth and population regulation, competition, predation, plant community succession, and ecosystem nutrient cycling. The course will introduce students to concepts using both plant and animal examples from the scientific literature, and model those concepts mathematically.

Three class hours and three laboratory hours weekly; field trips.

Prerequisite: BI 101 , BI 102 ; or written permission of the instructor and Department Chair.