BIOL 150 - Plants, Humans & the Environment (3,2) 4 Credits
General Education Course: Science (lab)
This course explores the relationship between people and plants, with a focus on agriculture and the environment. Lectures provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the biological, cultural, economic and political significance of plants and agricultural systems for human societies and the environment. Labs provide a first-hand introduction to human uses of plants (e.g., food, fuel, shelter, fiber, dyes), and how the scientific method can be used to better understand their causes and consequences. One weekend day trip is required.
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