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Biology 3232 Conservation Biology
An introduction to the fundamental concepts and issues relevant to conservation biology emphasizing threats to biological diversity, how those threats are recognized, and strategies employed to mitigate those threats. Additional topics will include the history and development of Conservation as a discipline, and the consequences of ethics, economics, and legislation and other social influences on conservation outcomes. Tutorials will investigate contemporary topics in conservation, allowing students to critically consider issues relevant to conservation. Tutorials will also allow for guest speakers to present topical information to the class, as available.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Biology 2171 and Biology 2210
Cross-List(s): Natural Resources Management 3232/Environmental Studies 3232
Offering: 3-2; or 3-2
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences