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BIOL 442. Wildlife Populations

Credits: 4
Department: Biology
Description: Mathematical modeling of population growth, population sampling techniques, and survival/reproduction. Case studies involve theoretical and empirical investigation of single populations, metapopulations, and sources and sinks.
Prerequisites: BIOL 312
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Employ mathematical and computer models to analyze changes in wildlife populations.
2. Evaluate tabular, graphical and written research in population biology and demonstrate correct interpretations of technical literature.
3. Demonstrate population sampling techniques in field exercises or in independent research.
4. Apply the scientific method to problems in population biology.
5. Perform library research related to population biology and generate appropriate scientific communications (written and oral).

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