Feb 27, 2021  
2013-2014 VSCC Catalog 
    
2013-2014 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 1050♦ - Introduction to Environmental Studies


The course will explore the fundamental principles of ecology, including population ecology.  Ecosystems and communities including aquatic, terrestrial, and marine will be compared and contrasted.  Influences of energy flow and biogeochemical cycles will be evaluated in terms of their effects on natural systems.  On ground laboratory exercises will be a major part of the course.

PREREQUISITES: An acceptable placement score or completion of all Learning Support Competencies in reading and writing.
Hours: Three lecture, three field/laboratory hours per week.
General Education: Course can be used to meet Minimum General Education Core requirements.
Credits: (4)


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