2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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BIOL 32400 - Natural History of the Smoky Mountains


Prerequisite(s): BIOL 10100 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR BIOL 10200 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR SCI 11400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

Credit Hours: 3.00. Learn about air quality, fire management practices, the reintroduction of native species and the elimination of exotic ones. You’ll have the opportunity to conduct a wildlife census, and assist park personnel with a resource management project such as reestablishing a native meadow or ridding a stream of invasive milfoil. Special courses on trees, salamanders, stream ecology, and geology round out the week. This week of in-depth study and first-hand field experience is perfect for classroom teachers, naturalists or anyone interested in learning more about the natural world. A pre-trip and post-trip session at Purdue University Northwest is required. Typically offered Summer.
General Education: Natural Sciences


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