BIOL 1104 Minnesota Natural History and Field Biology (4 cr)

Prereq: Eligible for READ 1106

A non-majors, general education lab course that emphasizes the diversity of life in Minnesota from a natural history perspective. Topics include the scientific method, adaptation, and evolution of plants and animals, ecology of terrestrial and aquatic biomes, endangered species, and the decline of biodiversity. Lab requires field trips on and off campus which might include required field trips on prescribed dates. Lecture 3 hours per week. Lab requires a minimum of 3 hours per week of self-directed lab work including field trips.

Fall, Spring MnTC Goals: 3 & 10