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ARCHIVED 2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog 
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BIO 346 - Natural History of Nebraska (3)

This course is designed for non-biology majors seeking a general understanding of the nature of Nebraska and the environmental concerns related to threats to the ecosystem. Through lecture and field trips, students will develop a general knowledge of the natural history of Nebraska, with a focus on the Sand Hills and Platte River ecosystems. Topics include geology and geography of Nebraska through time; biodiversity of plants and animals; issues related to the importance of environmental protection; and understanding science from a personal and social perspective. Students will also develop a basic knowledge of the major information resources for scientific disciplines and problem solving and communication skills essential to communication in science.