Wildlife Biology 4 credits
This course serves as an introduction to the biology, ecology, conservation and ethology of wildlife species. Students will learn the taxonomy of different local flora and fauna and their role in the ecosystem. They will also develop an understanding of the influence the human population has had on different ecosystems and the world as a whole. Students will be asked to write a research paper on a particular type of organism or ecosystem and present their findings to the class. This course will also require students to read, understand, and analyze scientific journal articles and discuss the material with the class. Prerequisite: General Biology I & II.