BIOL3250: Tropical Ecology

Class Program
Credits 3
A study of the major themes and principles of ecology applied within the framework of the tropics. Emphasis will be placed on the autecology and natural history of select species (both vertebrate and invertebrate), and the ecological interactions at the population, community and ecosystem levels. Students will gain an understanding of select tropical biomes and representative ecological interactions from each biome. A Christian perspective will be used to explore the human dimensions of tropical ecology and the appropriate ethic for conservation.
BIOL2240, or instructor's approval.