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 Course Title:   Ecology

 Title Abbreviation:   ECOLOGY

 Department:    BIOL

 Course #:    224

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    260603

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2017


 Course Description  

Fundamental ecological principles through basic theory and applications.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: At least two biological/environmental classes. Appropriate placement or grade of 2.0 or higher in ENGL 099 and MATH 98.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Natural Sciences  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
CWU X
U of W X
WSU X
WWU X

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand complex ecological interactions among and between individuals and populations as well as between different life forms and their physical and chemical environments by understanding a few basic principles that governs these interactions.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Introduction: Order of the natural world.
  2. Autecology
  3. Energy and materials in the ecosystem
  4. Population ecology
  5. Population interactions
  6. Evolution ecology
  7. Community ecology