Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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PCB2350C - Tropical Ecology (AA)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

Description:
This course provides students with a foundation in ecological concepts and field techniques as applied to tropical rainforest ecosystems. The course relies on both classroom and field instruction to study plant and animal taxa important in tropical habitats. Topics range from behavioral and physiological adaptations of individual organisms to processes and patterns inherent in diverse assemblages of flora and fauna.

Prerequisites: At least one college-level course in natural or physical sciences

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