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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENV 313 - Modern Conservation: Principles and Practices

This course advances students’ understanding of organism, ecosystem, and natural resource conservation. The course provides an in-depth understanding of the history of the conservation movement, the science of conservation, theory of conservation practices, and the challenges that face future conservation efforts in light of an ever changing planet. Students are expected to understand and use the tools implemented by practitioners in the conservation field. Students are also introduced to modern conservation techniques and emerging sub-disciplines, such as conservation genetics. Students are expected to have a working knowledge of the scientific method, ecology, and the environment.

Prerequisites & Notes
ENV 140 or BIO 130 and at least one other environmental science/biology course, or permission of instructor.

(Cr: 3)