Tompkins Cortland Community College

BIOL211 - Ecology

An introduction to the ecology of plants and animals, including consideration of population dynamics, community structure and function, energy flow and nutrient cycling, physiological and behavioral ecology, and biogeography. Human impacts on natural ecosystems are considered. Off-campus field trips beyond scheduled lab periods may be included. BIOL 211 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. Prerequisites: BIOL 105; MATH 120 or MATH 200; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101. 4 Cr. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.) Fall semester.