May 26, 2018  
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BIO 1020 - Introduction to Environmental Biology

Credits: 4
This course is intended to introduce students to the fundamentals of environmental biology. It is an introduction to the structure and biota of several aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems and students investigate why species occupy specific habitats. The course includes an introduction to Vermont’s aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, spatial and temporal changes in ecosystems and species, critical observation and interpretation of landscapes. The course will stress communication skills, as well as critical thinking and teamwork.

Prerequisites: Students must meet basic skills policy requirements. No other course prerequisites required.


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