BIO311 Course Information

Title:Natural History of the Southern Appalachians
Description: An investigation of the landforms, flora, and fauna of the Southern Appalachians. Topics include: relationships between climate, geology, and topographic features; recognition of common biotic communities; identification of characteristic plants, animals, and fungi along with their habitats; roles played by plants, animals and fungi within communities; and impact of human activity on ecosystems in the region. Laboratory exercises incorporate field work in the Maryville College woods and local points on interest, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Prerequisites: Natural Science 150 or other laboratory science course
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