Course: BIOL 451. Tropical Biology (3)
Prerequisites: Biology major, BIOL 322 or equivalent; or enrollment in the Biology M.S. program. Preparatory: At least one course that deals with the evolution and ecology of a major group of organisms. Examination of life functions and biotic interactions under conditions occurring in low latitude environments. Emphasis on characteristics and evolution of tropical biotas and their significance in relation to the total biosphere. Available for graduate credit.