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BIOL 3504
Principles Of Ecology And Field Biology
Class hours: 3
Lab hours: 3
Semesters Available: Fall
Years Available: Odd
An introduction to ecological principles for all organisms in the environment, including a survey of the diversity of ecosystems. Topics will include study of energy flow, biogeochemical cycles, ecosystem development, populations, communities, and biomes. The laboratories will expose the student to factors that define ecosystems, methods of quantifying abiotic and biotic characteristics of ecosystems, and computer based models of ecological systems. Field trips to survey different ecosystems in the East Texas region will provide hands-on experiences.
Prerequisites: BIOL 1113 and BIOL 1123.

5 programs require this course.
No courses require this as a prerequisite or corequisite.