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    Saint Michael's College
   
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

BI 242 - Community Ecology


This course covers the biology of ecological communities. The course emphasizes biological diversity measurement, preservation, and human influences on biological communities. Core concepts include keystone species, dominant species, disturbance effects, and species co-occurrence. Approach includes assigned readings with hands-on investigation in the field and laboratory. Communities of aquatic habitats are emphasized.

Prerequisites: BI 151 with a grade of “C” or better.

Full course
Laboratory Fee: yes
Liberal Studies Curriculum: Global Issues that Impact the Common Good
When Offered: Fall