Jun 17, 2024  
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BI 153 - Plant Biology

Credits: 4
Contact Hours: 6
Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: Plant Biology is designed to give students a broad background in the diversity, ecology, and evolution of plants. The study of plants will incorporate information from the sub-disciplines of anatomy, morphology, development, ecology, physiology, paleobotany, systematics, and evolution. Selected organisms such as Cyanobacteria, Green Algae, and Fungi will be studied in the context of their relationships with plants. This course may be required for students majoring in biology, crop and soil sciences, environmental studies, forestry, horticulture, or natural resources and will fulfill a laboratory science requirement for all other students. The course integrates lecture and laboratory into two three-hour sessions per week. Recommended Skills: Two years of high school science with a B or better and one year of high school algebra are strongly recommended.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: Natural Science & Mathematics

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