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ESCI 320 - Ecosystem and Global Ecology
Fall 2020, Section 01

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000416 ESCI 320 01 Ecosystem and Global Ecology
08/24 - 12/07
08/26 - 12/02
08/26 - 12/02
M
W
W
1:00pm - 4:00pm
1:00pm - 4:00pm
1:00pm - 4:00pm
5.0 Open Card, Virginia
Card, Virginia
Card, Virginia
Blended/Hybrid Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University
Building/Room: To Be Determined TBA
Building/Room: Science Education Center 211
Building/Room: Science Education Center 209


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/24/2020 - 12/7/2020 M 1:00pm - 4:00pm To Be Determined TBA Card, Virginia
8/26/2020 - 12/2/2020 W 1:00pm - 4:00pm Science Education Center 211 Card, Virginia
8/26/2020 - 12/2/2020 W 1:00pm - 4:00pm Science Education Center 209 Card, Virginia

Notes
  • Note: Course converted to hybrid with synchronous online lecture and on campus lab as noted on schedule. Note: This course combines combined synchronous online meetings and on campus in person labs. Course has required synchronous online meetings that require intermediate computer/Internet skills, webcam and microphone. For online learning and course access information go to www.metrostate.edu/solr.
  • First day attendance is mandatory.
  • Note: Enrollment limited to Biology, Environmental Science, and Life Science Teaching majors only, except by instructor permission. Overlap BIOL 320 Ecosystem and Global Ecology.
  • Permission Required

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 24 Enrolled: 9 Seats Remaining: 15

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
[MATH 115 - College Algebra AND BIOL 111 - General Biology I AND BIOL 112 - General Biology II AND CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I AND CHEM 112 - General Chemistry II; OR , MATH 120 - Precalculus AND BIOL 111 - General Biology I AND BIOL 112 - General Biology II AND CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I AND CHEM 112 - General Chemistry II; OR , MATH 210 - Calculus I (Minimum grade: 1.66 GPA equivalent) AND BIOL 111 - General Biology I AND BIOL 112 - General Biology II AND CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I AND CHEM 112 - General Chemistry II; OR , STAT 201 - Statistics I AND BIOL 111 - General Biology I AND BIOL 112 - General Biology II AND CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I AND CHEM 112 - General Chemistry II]
Restrictions
  • Permission is required
  • Permission Required: Permission Required
  • Requires minimum credits: 30
  • Restricted to the following major(s): Life Sciences Teaching, Biology, Environmental Science

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Full refund is available until August 28, 2020, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 23, 2020.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $1,211.80
Tuition -nonresident: $1,211.80
Approximate Course Fees: $185.55

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
Upper Division Liberal Studies

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 03 - Natural Science
  • Goal 10 - People/Environment
    • Explain the basic structure and function of various natural ecosystems and of human adaptive strategies within those systems.
    • Discern patterns and interrelationships of bio-physical and socio-cultural systems.
    • Describe the basic institutional arrangements (social, legal, political, economic, religious) that are evolving to deal with environmental and natural resource challenges.
    • Evaluate critically environmental and natural resource issues in light of understandings about interrelationships, ecosystems, and institutions.
    • Propose and assess alternative solutions to environmental problems.
    • Articulate and defend the actions they would take on various environmental issues.

Description
This course covers ecosystem theory, nutrient cycling, energy flow, and related global environmental topics including acid rain, greenhouse effect, climate change and mercury pollution. The content and methods of modern ecosystems research are emphasized. Lab activities may include field investigations, lab experiments, and computer modeling. Intended for biology, environmental science, and life sciences teaching majors and other qualified students.

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