Tompkins Cortland Community College

BIOL115 - Field Natural History

An introduction to the study of local biodiversity. Emphasis is placed upon identification of organisms in the field and development of an understanding of their ecological relationships. Most class meetings will be at off-campus field sites. Students are responsible for their own transportation to off-campus sites. Substantial outside preparation for the laboratories may be required. BIOL 115 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. Prerequisites: RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Fall semester.