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ECOLOGY

ECOL 1 Conservation of Natural Resources

Units: 4     Hours: 3 Lecture, 3 Laboratory

Advisory: Eligible for English 250 and English 260.

Transferable: CSU; UC; CSU-GE: B2, B3; IGETC: 5B; GAV-GE: B2, B3

This course examines the fundamentals of ecology (the study of the relationships between organisms and their environment) with special emphasis on human effects on the environment. Topics of discussion will include ecosystem dynamics, resources, pollution, population growth, and the clash between economic and political policy and the environment.