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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BI 250 - Tropical Ecology

An introduction to the scientific study of tropical ecology and to conservation of tropical habitats. The course consists of several meetings during the fall semester and a two-week study tour of three Costa Rican ecosystems (rain forest, cloud forest and dry forest) during winter break. Each tropical site visit will be spent learning natural history and formulating questions followed by conducting research projects to address ecological questions.

Prerequisites: BI 151, BI 153, or permission of the instructors

Credits: 2 cr.
When Offered: This course does not fulfill a major requirement and is not offered every year.