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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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GES 307 - Conservation Biology

(3.00)
This course focuses on the biology that underlies conservation problems and the challenges we face as a society. This course will introduce some of the literature, controversies, and promising methodologies used in Conservation Biology. Objectivity and sound research design are essential for scientific progress, thus a major emphasis will be on carefully evaluating each issue in a rigorous, scientific context. Specific goals of the course are: 1) To introduce the principal concepts and methodologies of Conservation Biology, 2) To enrich understanding of the scientific contributions necessary for solving conservation problems, 3) To foster understanding of the process of science in general, and as applied in conservation contexts, 4) To further develop analytical and communication skills, thereby improving the ability to contribute to creating solutions. Classes will consist of lectures and discussion on particular issues and readings.

Course ID: 54547
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Prerequisite: You must have completed BIOL 141  with a grade of C or better.



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