Advanced Field Biology (QA)

Advanced Field Biology is a course intended to acquaint students with a practical approach to diversity, systematics, biology and identification of terrestrial animals and plants. Students will use theoretical and practical techniques to examine methods of collecting and identifying animals and plants, estimating population size, biodiversity, conducting animal surveys, and data analysis. Subtopics within field biology such as entomology, ornithology, dendrology, agrostology, mammalogy, herpetology, and ichthyology may be studied. Replacement costs for items lost or broken by the student will be charged.


Grade: 10, 11, 12
Year: 1/2 or 1 credit
Prerequisites: Instructor approval required
Supplies: Black pen, loose-leaf paper