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BIO 201 - Plant Taxonomy

4 credit hours - Two hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
Studies the identification, naming and classification of native vascular plants. Master the applications of plant taxonomy for the identification of individual plant species and the designation of various habitat types like forests, meadows, wetlands and bogs. Learn the features of plants that are used for plant identification through the use of manuals, keys, plant collections and herbaria. May require one daylong Saturday field trip. Lab fee $25.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 103  or BIO 113  or permission of department chair; eligibility for  ENG 101 /ENG 101A  and eligibility for any general education math.