BIOL 4444 Climate Change and Plants
A detailed study of climate change, its components and effects on plants in natural and agricultural ecosystems. Anthropogenic activities and natural processes that lead to climate change are discussed. The main topics include the evidence for climate change, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases, and plant responses to climate change.
BIOL 3312 General Ecology
A course about organisms and their interactions with the environment. The main topics include the physical environment, individuals, populations, species interactions, communities, ecosystems, and global ecology. In this course, students learn techniques of ecological sampling and testing.
BIOL 3309 Physiology of Plants
A course highlighting the basic physiological functioning of plants as seen in plant-water-mineral relations, metabolism and hormonal regulation.
BIOL 2214 Plants for People
Plants are the mainstay of traditional and modern-day societies. This course will investigate the origins of economically valuable plants and will describe their structure, cultivation, preparation and uses
BIOL 2213 Environmental Science
An examination of our environment and the myriad factors that affect its quality. Important ecological concepts are introduced and our roles and responsibilities regarding current environmental issues are examined. The field is highly interdisciplinary, integrating information from many areas, including biology, chemistry, geography, sociology and engineering.
BIOL 2203 Plants: Form and Function
A study of the evolution of plants and the structure and development of plants in relation to function.
BIOL 1153 Introductory Biology II
A course about the diversity, evolution and ecology of organisms. Topics include the system used to classify organisms, the major groups of organisms and their evolutionary relationships, populations, and the interactions of communities of organisms with their physical environment to form ecosystems.