Examines the interrelationships of organisms and their environments. The broad subject of ecology focuses upon the interactions of plants and animals, including humans, with each other and with their non-living world. Three levels of ecology are studied: (1) individuals, (2) populations, (3) communities and ecosystems. This class provides an overview of the science of ecology for the informed citizen, and also a foundation for further work in ecology, marine biology and environmental science. Class, three hours per week, (3 cr. lecture, 1 cr. lab). Must be registered for lecture and lab sections. Satisfies the Science and Technology General Education requirement.