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2021-22 UMM Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-22 UMM Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 245 - General Ecology

An introduction to the major ecological concepts of energy flow, community and population structure, nutrient cycling, competition, and predation demonstrated through the study of selected ecosystems.  The influence of geological processes in New England on soil formation and community structure is studied in lectures and field trips.  Students are introduced to sampling techniques, experimental design, and statistical analysis of data through field trips to local aquatic, marine, and terrestrial ecosystems.

General Education Requirements: Service Learning Experience

Prerequisites: BIO 117, BIO 118, BIO 119 and MAT 111M (may be taken concurrently), or permission of instructor.

Course Typically Offered Every Fall

Credits: 4