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BOT 105: Ethnobotany (3 credits)

Course Description

The scientific study of the interaction between human culture and plants, including the interrelationship of botany, socio-economics, belief systems and history that have shaped the cultural uses of plants in Hawaii, as well as Asia or the Pacific. Lecture/field trip course with service-learning option. (3 hours lecture)


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify plants of major importance in various aspects of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Island cultures.
  • Utilize the plants for food, medicine, and other material goods.

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page last updated: April 28, 2014

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