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BOT 101: General Botany (4 credits)

Course Description

Introduction to plant structure, function, reproduction, and evolution; plants in relation to the environment and human activities. Lecture/laboratory/field trip course. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory)

Recommended Preparation: High school biology.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Discuss basic concepts of plant morphology, anatomy, physiology, cytology, taxonomy and genetics.
  • Discuss life cycles of division in Thallophyta, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta.
  • Discuss interrelationship between plants and animals, and socio-economic importance of plants on humans.
  • Discuss plant biotechnology.
  • Operate dissecting and compound microscopes.
  • Perform traditional and in vitro propagations.

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