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BIO-2600 - History of Galapagos Islands (3)


Prerequisite:  RDG 0800 ;

Students explore the biology, geology, oceanography, climate and history of the Galapagos Island and the surrounding Humboldt Current marine ecosystem. Emphasis is also placed on the debate regarding the teaching of evolution, creationism and intelligent design in public schools and on the issue of global ecosystem conservation. This is a field course and requires travel to the Galapagos Islands off the coast of South America. Travel costs are not included in tuition or fees. This course satisfies the general education requirement for a three credit science or a three credit interdisciplinary and emerging issues course. The trip to the Galapagos Islands is typically scheduled after the spring semester.





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