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BIOL 109 - Plants of Western Washington with Lab

5 credits

Concurrent enrollment in BIOL 109 Lab.

This course covers the identification and classification of higher plants found in Western Washington. The course is suitable for both biology majors and non-majors.

Theory Hours
3 theory hours.

Guided Practice Hours
4 guided practice hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies science or lab requirement area A distribution or specified elective for the AA degree.

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

  • Describe how plants are classified utilizing general principles of taxonomy
  • Identify regionally important plants by both common and scientific names
  • Describe vegetative and reproductive morphology
  • Differentiate how variation plays a role in plant identification

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