May 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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BIOL 475 - Global Change Biology


Units: 4
Mechanisms by which plants, animals, and ecosystems are responding to global change and to appreciate the links between physical, chemical, and biological systems and human activities. Lecture Units: 3; Lab Units: 1.

Prerequisites: BIOL 370.
Equivalent Quarter Course: BIOL 4355.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Spring ONLY


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Explain the connection between human activities and the structure and function of biological systems;
  2. Extract information from global change biology research articles and summarize this information in an appropriate format;
  3. Evaluate the accuracy of statements made with regard to global change in order to promote educated decision-making regarding issues in global change;
  4. Identify and describe scientific methods and tools for analyzing past and predicting future responses to global change.




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