NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
  
    Jun 20, 2018  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog
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BIOL 1001 - Biology Orientation


This course integrates classroom and on-site field instruction to introduce and orient students to the Biology program.  Students are introduced to the natural history of the Bighorn mountains, collecting data to address environmental and ecological issues of interest to land managers.  Students also explore various topics in biology while reading and discussing literature from a wide breadth of resources.  Additionally, students meet program faculty, learn about their research interests, and gain skills in developing and managing their own educational plans. 

Credits: 1

Instructional Method Lecture/Lab

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of BIOL 1001 Biology Orientation, the student will:

  1. Describe basic plant and animal diversity in lodgepole pine forests.
  2. Discuss fundamental concepts and core areas of study in biology.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the biology program and faculty.
  4. Create a two-year education plan based on student’s educational goals.




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