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Viewing: BISC 3565 : Plant Ecology and Evolution

Last approved: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:01:49 GMT

Last edit: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:46:02 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
Plant Ecology and Evolution
Plant Ecology and Evolution
Fall 2017
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BISC 1115, BISC 1116, BISC 1125 and BISC 1126; or permission of the instructor


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How plants are built; how this construction shapes their physiological function in different ecological settings; how plants are related revolutionarily, and how these relations shape their structure, function, and responses to their environment. Prior completion of BISC 2454 is recommended.
Upon completion of the course students should be able to

1. Describe the evolutionary relationships among plants, as well as the anatomical and morphological construction of different tissues and organs and physiological function of these tissues and organs.

2. Synthesize readings in oral and written format. A variety of writing modalities will be used to convey and critique ideas.

3. Evaluate changes in phenology (including a plant) and describe these changes in oral and written format.

4. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by evaluating readings and posing and discussing questions in class.
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gharris (Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:22:48 GMT): Rollback: On the syllabus, but not on this form, BISC 1111 and BISC 1112 are listed as prerequisites and BISC 2454 is recommended. If these should be included on the form, please do so and resubmit.
echacko (Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:49:29 GMT): Rollback: Since this is a new course, should not the prerequisites be BISC 1111 and BISC 1112 or BISC 1115 and BISC 1116 or some variation thereof?
echacko (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:24:11 GMT): Rollback: Please answer the question about the newly introduced introductory BISC courses and make changes to prerequisites as needed.
robdon (Fri, 07 Apr 2017 17:25:45 GMT): revised prereqs to BISC 1115, BISC 1116, 1125 and 1126
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