BI 242 Iowa Natural History: 4.5 semester hours
A survey of the natural history of Iowa focusing on geological forces, plant communities, and animal communities, and the impact of early humans, the first European settlers and present residents. The lab will focus on identification of skills. Weekend field trips will be an important component of the course. Three hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BI 123, or BI 125 and BI 127, or permission of instructor. (Offered fall semester in even years).