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2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 220 - Conservation Biology

(3 credits)
An introduction to the field of conservation biology. The course will include an examination of the historical background and ethical principles underlying the science of conservation biology. Topics to be examined include: biodiversity, patterns and origins of biodiversity, causes and consequences of biodiversity loss, ecological concepts used in conservation management practices, and practical approaches to conserving biodiversity. Prerequisite(s): Required: Satisfactory completion of   lecture and lab, and   lecture and lab, or their equivalents. Recommended: Satisfactory completion of (or concurrent)   lecture and lab. Spring, as needed.