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Course ID:WILD(ECOL)(POPH) 4575/6575. 6 hours.
Course Title:Conservation Medicine
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Description:
Conservation medicine is a multidisciplinary emerging field that is concerned with the interface between human health, animal health (both wild and domestic) and ecosystem health. This provides students from various backgrounds with the opportunity to learn/practice the principles of conservation biology/medicine using the ecology and fauna of Costa Rica.
Athena Title:Conservation Medicine
Nontraditional Format:This course is taught in a field setting. Total lecture/discussion hours will be at least 18; 1 lecture hour = 1 contact hour; therefore, at least 18 didactic contact hours. Total lab hours = counting 6 hours per “field activity day”, therefore, for 20 days (not counting travel days) = 120 total hours or 60 contact hours. There will be 2-3 orientation lectures and pre-travel reading assignments during the spring semester, but the field aspect of the course is scheduled for the summer in Costa Rica.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L and BIOL 1108 and BIOL 1108L
Graduate Prerequisite:Graduate student standing
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Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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