BISC 2561- Ecology (Spring, 3-hour lecture) (3 credits)
An introduction to the theories and applications of ecology in ecology including evolution, resources, population dynamics, life histories, competition, community structure, ecosystem processes, island biogeography, human impacts on ecosystems, and consesrvation. Corequisite: BISC 2571
BISC 2571- Ecology Lab (Spring, 4-hour field trips) (2 credits)
Laboratory and field studies designed to provide hands-on experience with habitats and organisms, ecological experiments, and data analysis. Corequisite: BISC 2561
Lab fee required
BISC 6597- Conservation Biology (3 credits)
Theory and practice of conservation biology. Topics will include maintenance of species diversity, design of reserves, captive management, genetic considerations, and factors affecting extinction rates.
Undergraduates are encouraged to contact Dr. Hekkala for admittance.