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BIOL 306. Plant Biology

Credits: 4
Department: Biology
Description: Systematics, ecology, and structure and function of photosynthetic organisms. Significance of plastid-bearing organisms relative to their interactions in biological systems.
Prerequisites: BIOL 151, BIOL 152
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab
Additional Information: Prereq.: 151, 152.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Examine key concepts and apply acquired knowledge to the complexity of plant biology.
2. Generate a researchable question and develop a protocol to address it.
3. Collect, statistically analyze, interpret and display data.
4. Demonstrate practical skills including safety procedures for field and laboratory equipment.
5. Select and critically use resources (literature, databases, journals, etc.) to evaluate current and emerging knowledge in the field.
6. Communicate both orally and in writing.
7. Respond to hypothetical or real opportunities for employment, advanced study or other opportunities (e.g., summer research) in a manner that showcases the application of their academic background.

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