BIO 450

Capstone in Biodiversity and Conservation

Biology College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Students will apply principles of biodiversity and conservation to complete a complex project that integrates their disciplinary understanding to address a broad issue in conservation or biodiversity research. This culminating experience will allow students to create a project that will facilitate their transition into a post baccalaureate environment.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Recommended

ENGL 316; ENGL 316

Title

Conservation in Ecological Processes

Learning Outcome

Apply an understanding of ecological processes to conservation of populations, species, and ecosystems.

Title

Environmental Stewardship

Learning Outcome

Foster and promote environmental stewardship within your realm of influence and your community.

Title

Scientific Method and Analytical Thinking

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate the ability to apply the scientific method and analytical thinking to ecological and conservation issues.

Title

Synthesizing Literature for Conservation Biology

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate the ability to synthesize literature relevant to a topic in conservation biology

Title

Scientific Term Paper

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate the ability to write a scientific term paper