Feb 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

BIO 410 - Conservation Biology

3 Credits

Students build on ecological principles learned in other courses, with a particular emphasis on how to apply more advanced ecological theory and concepts in natural ecosystems. Primary goals of the course include understanding 1) how natural ecological systems behave in a human dominated world and 2) methods conservation biologists use to maintain and/or enhance biological diversity. Topics include population genetics, population biology, community ecology, behavioral ecology, ecosystem ecology, and conservation policy.
Prerequisites: BIO 234