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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BI 250 - Tropical Ecology

The course consists of five meetings during the fall semester and a two-week study tour examining the tropical ecology of three Costa Rican ecosystems (rain forest, cloud forest and dry forest) during winter break. Students will generate questions from observations, followed by conducting research projects to address the ecological questions.


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

Half course
Misc. Notes: Enrollment by application, limited to space available. Admission is selective based upon academic performance and potential to be a responsible and contributing group member during the work in Costa Rica. Travel costs must be paid by students and are not covered by their financial aid packages.