BIO-255 : General Ecology

A broad survey of the study of interactions of organisms with each other and their physical environment. This course addresses the dynamics of energy flow and nutrient cycling through ecosystems, as well as ecological processes operating at the individual, population, and community levels of organization. Emphasis is placed on the methods ecologists use to conduct their research. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. 4 credits PREREQUISITES: BIO 110 AND BIO 120.