Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

BIO-240 - Environmental Biology (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: BIO151
This is a course which introduces the diverse elements that make up an organism's environment. Biotic and abiotic factors which influence the environment are studied along with energy flow through ecosystems. Population and community structures are studied with regard to stability and change. The effects of human intervention on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems are discussed. Students may be expected to participate in field experiences off campus and for extended periods of time.

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