2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

BIO 444 Conservation Biology

Applies the principles of population ecology, population genetics, biogeography, animal behavior, and paleobiology to the maintenance of global diversity and natural systems. Research theory is applied to conservation policy and management decisions. Two periods lecture and two periods lab/discussion per week. Includes midweek and weekend field trips. Prerequisite: BIO 142 or BIO 242. (Offered spring semester, even years).