Biology 304

Regular university classes run from Sep. 5, 2018 to Dec. 7, 2018
Regular deadline to add/drop: Sep. 12, 2018 12:00pm  
Regular last day to withdraw: Dec. 7, 2018  

Biology 304 BIO 304
Aquatic Biology 3 (3-0-3-0-0)

An introduction to the structure and functioning of freshwater ecosystems with emphasis on the biological, chemical and physical processes that affect organismal distribution, abundance, life cycles, adaptations, and the ecological roles that organisms have in aquatic ecosystems. Environmental problems resulting from human disturbances to aquatic ecosystems are examined. The lab portion of this course provides students with hands-on experience in sampling, analyzing and interpreting features of lake, wetland and stream ecosystems.

Credit Restriction: Credit may be obtained for only one of Biology 304 or BES 304 or Environmental Science 305

Prerequisites: BES 208 or Biology 208 or Environmental Science 208 and 2nd year standing required
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