Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

BIO 727 Conservation Biology

(Also ESC 727). 3 hours; 3 credits. Conservation biology is a multidisciplinary field of environmental science. The objectives of this course are: (1) to understand global biodiversity in its historical context; (2) to learn how human impacts are endangering ecosystems around the world; (3) to identify the biological properties of organisms, populations, species, and systems that render them vulnerable; and (4) to explore means of protecting biodiversity and the ecological processes on which it depends. Prerequisite: ESC 601.



Cross Listed Courses

ESC 727