Ecology of Minnesota Raptors

Credits: 4

Prerequisite: READ 0220 Reading Strategies and MATH 0250 Math Concepts or placement determined by assessment score

Co-Requisite: none

Ecology of Minnesota Raptors provides students with an opportunity to explore basic ecological principles as they apply to behavioral, population, and conservation ecology of regional birds of prey. In addition to exploring physiological and morphological adaptations that set raptors apart as a group, students will gain experience with analyzing technical literature, taxonomy, and species identification.  The lab component emphasizes lecture content and application of the scientific method.  Students will be required to attend two field trips to fulfill the requirements of the course.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): 3, 10