487H--Tropical Field Biology

This course focuses on the ecology, physiology, taxonomy, and behavior of organisms that inhabit the New World tropics. The centerpiece of the course is a nine-day field trip to Belize. The trip takes place over spring break and includes intensive exploration of marine and coastal habitats. Pre-requisite: At least one year of college biology courses, on-line application, and permission of instructor.

Fulfills biology core requirement area(s):

Evolution and Biodiversity

Ecology and Behavior

Fulfills plant requirement for biology majors?

Yes

Fulfills lab requirement for biology majors?

Yes

Fulfills general education requirement for non-biology majors?

No