Botany (BTNY)

BTNY-203 GEM4 course AASID course WCHE course General Botany
4 Credits

Lecture: 3 hours per week, Lab: 3 hours per week

Offering: Fall Only, All Years

This course is an introduction to the plant kingdom starting with the bluegreen algae or cyanobacteria and progressing in an evolutionary fashion through gymnosperms and angiosperms. When possible, each group is related to the higher plants. The course is designed for individuals pursuing a degree in biology, botany, agriculture, or forestry, and for others interested in a survey of the plant kingdom.

Corequisites: BTNY-203L

Recommended Prerequisites: BIOL-100 or BIOL-115

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BTNY-241 GEM4 course AASID course Systematic Botany
4 Credits

Lecture: 3 hours per week, Lab: 3 hours per week

Offering: Spring Only, All Years

This course offers instruction in plant identification focusing on local gymnosperms and spring angiosperms using a recognized botanical key. The course includes field trips and a plant collection. It is designed for students pursuing a degree in biology, botany, or forestry and for those interested in the identification of local plants.

Corequisites: BTNY-241L

Recommended Prerequisites: BIOL-100 or BIOL-115

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