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BIO 215 - Urban Ecology

Pre-requisite: BIO 102 or ENV 221. 3 lecture hours per week.

Course Description: This course explores environmental issues that specifically relate to the urban scene. The focus is on understanding basic ecological dynamics of urban and suburban areas. Topics discussed include urban flora and fauna, climate, and pollutant effects on quality of life. Specific environmental-related urban public health problems are evaluated. A combination of lecture, demonstration and field trips are used to facilitate under- standing of basic concepts.

Course rotation: NYC: Fall

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Simulation

Biology and Health Science Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level BIO 102 Minimum Grade of C- or Undergraduate level ENV 221 Minimum Grade of C-