BIOL 4150K Tropical Ecology Studies

This course is designed to expose students to the aspects of field research by taking a trip to the country of Costa Rica. The approach is hands-on, with an emphasis on developing skills of observation, analysis and critical thinking, and learning to apply those skills in carrying out original research in the field. Students will carry out abbreviated research projects in one of the diverse habitats of Costa Rica and subsequently present the results of their studies in a formal seminar setting. Corequisite lab course required.  



Lecture Hours

3 hours


BIOL 3510K or BIOL 3350K or BIOL 3520K, and permission of instructors


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