Oct 04, 2023
PBIO 2090 - Plant Ecology
Basic concepts, theory, and applied aspects of plant ecology. Focus on the interactions of plants with their environment (biotic and abiotic) over a range of spatial and temporal scales.
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Natural Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMNS Natural Sciences
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Students will be able to explain fundamental terminology, concepts and methods of plant ecology.
- Students will be able to apply scientific methods of inquiry in plant ecology to gather and analyze data, and draw evidence¿based conclusions about ecological patterns and processes.
- Students will be able to use knowledge of plant ecological patterns and apply the scientific method to explain how and/or why specific ecological patterns underly specific processes at varying temporal and spatial scales.
- Students will be able to evaluate evidence-based arguments in a logical fashion and distinguish between scientific and non¿scientific evidence and explanations of ecological patterns and processes.
- Students will be able to communicate how human activities affect the earth’s ecology and how an altered ecology contributes to climate change.
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