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BIOL 390 Natural History Field Study

Units: 0.5 - 4

Hours: 3 - 24 hours LEC; 18 - 144 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course will study the ecology and natural history covered in the field. Animals, plants and geology will be studied and their interrelationships investigated. The course will be offered in the appropriate area (mountains, desert or seashore and ocean). Assignments, field notes and appropriate exams/quizzes will be an integral part of the course. Lodging or campsites and some camping equipment will be provided. Students must provide their own food and some additional camping equipment. This course is ideal for future teachers, parents, resource management majors and those interested in the biological sciences.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

APPLY BASIC PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY TO OBSERVATIONS IN THE FIELD (SLO #1).