Course Details

BIOL 100 Natural History - Environmental Biology

3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: Lecture topics include basic principles of ecology, the nature of the physical environment, the aquatic environments, the terrestrial environments and population dynamics. This is a community approach, fitting organisms into their proper role in nature. The laboratory is coordinated with lectures emphasizing the plant and animal communities of Southern California. Several field trips will be required, some on the weekend.