Sep 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Winona Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Winona Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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B320 Conservation Biology

3 credit(s)
This course introduces key concepts in conservation biology with an emphasis on biodiversity.  Both theory and practical applications in conservation biology will be explored.  Concepts explored include definitions and locations of biodiversity, the valuation of biodiversity, threats to biodiversity, conservation at the species and population levels, and how conservation biology intersects with current issues facing human societies.  This course will take a global perspective on issues current in the field of conservation biology.  Additionally, the development of scientific literacy skills will be heavily emphasized. Prerequisites: B110 /B111  or B120 /B121  or consent of instructor.



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