May 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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BIO 108 - Concepts of Biology: Plants & People

1 course unit
This course is a survey of the diversity of plants and their relationship with people.  We will focus on the uses of plants from historical, contemporary, and multicultural perspectives.  We will explore how plants serve as our foods, medicines, fibers, fuels, and the other ways that they impact our lives and influence our cultures.  The scientific process, ethnobotanical study, agricultural and environmental issues, and ethical considerations will be closely examined.  This course will include hands-on, field, and laboratory study of plants.
Prerequisite(s): Students who have taken BIO 150 , BIO 151 , or BIO 152  need permission of the instructor to enroll.
Meets general academic requirement SC.



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