421--Plant Ecology

This fundamental ecology course emphasizes the quantitative skills needed to understand and conduct field research. The lectures introduce major ecological concepts, local vegetation types, and methods and techniques of gathering and analysing data. In laboratories, students collect original data at sites in the Connecticut Valley and write an original scientific paper. Prerequisite: an introductory biology course or consent of instructor.

Fulfills biology core requirement area(s):

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