PLBIO 2470

PLBIO 2470

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

The course explores the economic and agricultural importance of plants to people. Topics include the roles of plants as sources of food, shelter, fiber, and medicines, as well as the cultural and historical aspects of economic botany, and will instill an appreciation of our connection with plants.

When Offered Fall (offered in odd-numbered years only).

Distribution Category (BIONLS-AG, OPHLS-AG)
Course Attribute (EC-LASP)

Outcomes
  • Gain an appreciation for the connection between plants and people in our everyday lives.
  • Explain the fundamental concepts of the value of plants within different areas (agriculture, medicine, etc.).
  • Explain the interactions among plants, people and the biosphere.
  • Explain the role of people and plants in relationship to climate change.
  • Master the basic principles of economic botany.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3092PLBIO 2470  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  3093PLBIO 2470  LAB 401

    • TMann Library 405
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person