Ecampus Schedule of Classes - Fall 2020

College of Agricultural Sciences

RNG 121 – Introduction to Wildland Ecology (4)

Ecological principles will be applied to understand contemporary issues related to wildlands, specifically the rangeland biomes that comprises over 50% of the Earth's surface (FAO, SRM, USDA ERS). Topics to be covered fall into the following categories: Fundamentals of Ecology; Animals (wildlife & livestock); Disturbance (e.g., invasive species, fire, mineral extraction, etc.); Ecosystem Goods & Services (e.g., carbon sequestration, watersheds, biodiversity, recreation, etc.). The course will largely focus on U.S. wildlands, however a portion will examine the ecology and issues of international rangelands in Africa, Eurasia, Australia, and South America. (Bacc Core Course) This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

Course Attributes
Core, Pers, Biological Science

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
F20165644004Gibson, Y.Online Open1008800
Class Notes: Online section.

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= This is a Baccalaureate Core course
= Fees may apply to this course
Registration Restrictions:
+ = Include restriction (may register if you meet this criteria)
- = Exclude restriction (may not register if you meet this criteria)
* = Prerequisite may be taken prior to or simultaneously with this course