BIO 1 Conservation and the Environment.

Focuses on the challenge of reconciling increasing demands on resources with limitations on resource availability, and explores conservation as it pertains to the environment from a biological and social science perspective, including a historical overview. The first course, chosen from three options, is also a Foundation course in the biological science area. The second course integrates ecological, socioeconomic, and policy perspectives on the use and management of natural resources. The third course focuses on applied problem solving.

1. BIO 131 Plants, Humanity, and Environment (3) (MPF), or
BIO 121 Environmental Biology (3) (MPF);
BIO 176 Ecology of North America (3) (MPF); and

2. GEO 271 Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Conservation (3); and

3. IES 431 Principles and Applications of Environmental Science (3)

Note: Not open to majors in the Departments of Geography or Biology.

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