BIOEE 1610

BIOEE 1610

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This course provides an introduction to ecology, covering interactions between organisms and the environment at scales of populations, communities, and ecosystems. Ecological principles are used to explore the theory and applications of major issues facing humanity in the 21st century, including population dynamics, disease ecology, biodiversity and invasive species, global change, and other topics of environmental sustainability.

When Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.

Distribution Category (BIO-AG, PBS-AS, BIO-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Comments Four-credit option involves writing component and a discussion section that meets twice per week. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade.  The course has a major emphasis on the relationship of ecological structure and processes to global change. When taught by Professor Howarth, there will be more emphasis on marine ecological examples.

Outcomes
  • Demonstrate understanding of the ecological principles that affect organismal, population, community, ecosystem, and biospheric processes.
  • Explain the significance of natural history and contrast the diversity of life-history strategies and habitats as it relates to the structure and function of communities and ecosystems.
  • Apply ecological principles to contemporary environmental problems, including climate change and loss of biodiversity.
  • Use experimental and synthetic approaches to analyze and identify patterns and processes at various scales of ecological organization.
  • Combine tools and basic concepts to identify the causes and consequences of complex ecological relationships.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2062BIOEE 1610  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    3 or 4 credits; 4-credit option involves writing component and a discussion section that meets twice per week. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade.

  •  2064BIOEE 1610  DIS 201

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2065BIOEE 1610  DIS 202

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2066BIOEE 1610  DIS 203

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2067BIOEE 1610  DIS 204

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2068BIOEE 1610  DIS 205

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2069BIOEE 1610  DIS 206

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2070BIOEE 1610  DIS 207

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2765BIOEE 1610  DIS 208

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2071BIOEE 1610  DIS 209

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2072BIOEE 1610  DIS 210

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2073BIOEE 1610  DIS 211

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2391BIOEE 1610  DIS 212

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2074BIOEE 1610  DIS 213

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2660BIOEE 1610  DIS 214

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2766BIOEE 1610  DIS 215

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2767BIOEE 1610  DIS 216

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2768BIOEE 1610  DIS 217

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online