2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

BIO 121 Field Studies/Environmentl Bio

(Contact Hours: 6) This course is designed to use the out-of-doors as a laboratory for investigating our environment and man's environmental problems. Participants will gain first-hand experience in studying the plants, animals and abiotic environment in southwestern Michigan. Throughout the course participants spend most of their time in the field. The indoor classroom becomes simply a "home base" used when necessary for analyzing data and organizing activities. Comment: Includes extensive fieldwork in all weather. Students should wear appropriate clothing and shoes for hiking. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.