Jun 15, 2024  
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SC 40000 - Tropical Ecology


(4) A field-oriented block course that explores the ecology of a tropical region. Emphasis on the structure, function, and biodiversity of natural ecosystems, but logging, agriculture, sustainable development, and conservation are also discussed. This course requires difficult and uncomfortable travel through underdeveloped rural and wilderness areas by minibus, boat, and foot. Students are expected to have a passport, necessary inoculations, and wilderness experience. Additional costs are required of the student for travel to and from the destination countries. Prerequisites: SC 33000 , MT 22000  or equivalents and permission of the instructor are required. Offered Spring.



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