BIO 33 Introduction to Conservation Biology (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
An introduction to the discipline of conservation biology focusing on biodiversity, the threats to biodiversity from human activities and the practical aspects of conserving species, habitats and ecosystem function.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Summarize the full range of biodiversity on Earth.
- Outcome 2: Evaluate the ecological and economic impacts of biodiversity conservation andloss.
- Outcome 3: Appraise practical approaches to prevent species' extinction, maintain genetic diversity, protect and restore biological communities and associated ecosystem function.
- Outcome 4: Relate how conservation biologists apply various experimental methods to generate data and form conclusions.
- Outcome 5: Investigate human impacts on species, genetic variation, and ecosystems.