May 23, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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BI 233 - Ecology

Credits: (4 credits)

Applies a contemporary approach in understanding the relationship between and within the biotic world and the environment. Topics include energy-food chains, succession, population dynamics, distribution, behavior, theoretical ecology and current environmental problems. Laboratory work includes field studies of the major types of ecosystems representative of the Northeast, plus laboratory work involving remote sensing, ecological modeling, and microcosm experiments.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to do the following:

  1. Understand the broad range of basic legal concepts applicable to business;
  2. Speak and write using the vocabulary of legal terminology as applicable to the business environment;
  3. Engage in basic analysis of legal issues;
  4. Argue legal points and defend legal conclusions;
  5. Present the results of legal analysis and conclusions to business management;
  6. Apply practical approaches to managing legal issues and legal counsel.
Students with a major or minor in Biology may take this course instead of ES 100. This course is open to science majors or minors.

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