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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 411 - Seminar: Conservation Biology

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4NS, WADV

A discussion format is used to study important biological concepts pertaining to the conservation and management of biodiversity. Papers from the current primary literature are used to cover topics such as conservation genetics, habitat fragmentation, and invasive species. Genetic and life history variation, species diversity, and community ecology are examined in relation to habitat conservation. Students alternate as discussion leaders; term papers and oral presentations required of all students.

Enrollment Limit: 14
Instructor: R. Laushman

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisites: BIOL 103 or BIOL 200 (formerly BIOL102). Preference to juniors and seniors.

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