Sep 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum 
    
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum
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BIO 102 FIELD STUDIES: ISLAND ECOSYSTEMS

1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Transfers: CSU
Limitation: Students must be able to travel by boat, hike, camp (tents, sleeping bags, limited facilities, etc.) and traverse steep and/or rocky habitats.
Recommended Preparation: An introductory college level biology course or BIO 30  and WR 1  
This field course introduces students to the interrelationships among biological communities and the physical environments that characterize island ecosystems. Topics will include island ecology and evolution, natural history, ecology and diversity of island flora and fauna, and human impacts to island ecosystems. The course is taught primarily in the field. It is intended for both science majors and non-majors. Students are limited to taking four field study courses in life sciences (BIO 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, or 109) for a maximum of 5 units. NR



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