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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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BIOL 352 - Biogeography

Units: 4
Theory, practice and applications of analyzing large-scale distributions of organisms, the evolution and ecology of biomes, their biota, dispersal, change in range, phylogenetic systematics and habitat islands. Illustrated lectures and individual field observations. 

Prerequisites: BIOL 350.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate background knowledge as definitions and facts about biogeography, as geographic and temporal limits on collections of species as biomes, and living resources in those biomes;
  2. Construct a literature review and evaluate the primary literature by key authors in the areas of geographic ecology;
  3. Describe and apply evolutionary, ecological, and geographical concepts, principles, and practices to identify, document, and prepare to solve particular environmental problems such as cases of present loss of biodiversity in various regions of the globe.

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