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Fall 2021
May 19,2022
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ENSC 390 - TOPICS:
The descriptions and topics of this course change from semester-to-semester, as well as from instructor-to-instructor. Prerequisite: varies with the topic offered. This course combines lectures, case studies, field activities and a variety of assignments to provide students with deeper understanding and experience about a variety of critical topics in the area of field ecology. Classroom activities, field trips and independent research projects (for which each student conducts field observations, gives a presentation and writes a paper about relevant literature) are closely linked to provide the background and authentic learning experiences that help students better understand field ecology. Topics include animal tracks, scatology, restoration ecology, spring migration, and ecological succession. ENSC390 - TOXICOLOGY: This course examines the movement of chemical through environmental systems and the influence these chemicals have on organisms. The chemical properties of contaminants will be studied to understand their movement in the environment and how they accumulate in organisms. Toxicity at the cellular and organ level will be examine along with the effect of contaminants on populations, communities and ecosystems. This course will be a combination of lectures, journal article reviews and student presentations
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Environmental Science Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

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