BIO 346 Conservation Biology

Prerequisites: BIO 110 or permission of instructor.

Conservation Biology is the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the loss, restoration, and maintenance of biological diversity. Topics covered include: 1) the impacts of species invasions, habitat destruction and climate change on biodiversity, 2) conservation strategies developed to combat these threats, 3) how healthy, biologically diverse systems and biodiversity loss impact the human species and 4) a consideration of key economic and ethical tradeoffs of conservation practices. Special attention will be paid to current debate and controversy within this rapidly emerging field of study. One course credit. This course is not available to students who completed BIO 386: Conservation Biology


1 Course Credit