BIO 107: Introduction to Field Biology

This course is an introduction to the field study of biological systems and biodiversity. Students will explore the techniques and complexities of studying Michigan organisms and ecosystems in an outdoor setting. Topics will include wetland and river habitats, native trees, shrubs and wild flowers, fungi, animal diversity, and ecology. Several off-campus trips will enhance the field experience in addition to exploring the natural areas on campus. As part of this course, students will keep a semester-long field journal on a specific natural area of study.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
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The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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