Courses: Botany

BOTANY (BOT)

Course descriptions from the 2016-2017 Catalog.

BOT 101 Botany (3)

An introductory course in plant biology. Topics to be covered are the structure and function of plant cells, tissues, and organs such as roots, stems, leaves, and flowers; concepts of biological evolution and classification; the diversity of plants and plant-like organisms; genetics; and ecology. Concurrent registration in BOT 101L highly recommended. (DB)

ENG 22 or ENG 24, or equivalent with a grade of C or better or instructor consent.

BOT 101L Botany Laboratory (1)

Laboratory observations, experiments and field trips illustrating the basic principles of plant biology. One 3-hour lab per week. (DY)

Prerequisite: Concurrent registration in or completion of BOT 101.

BOT 130 Plants in the Hawaiian Environment (3)

Companion course to BOT 130L Plants in the Hawaiian Environment Laboratory. The course will provide with an understanding of the major concepts in the following plant biology disciplines: structures, functions and propagation of vascular plants, biotic and abiotic forces that have shaped the Hawaiian Islands and their impact on evolution, distribution and endangerment of Hawaiian flora. Additionally, it provides students with an understanding of Hawaiian flora by origin, development, composition, cultural and economic uses. (DB)

Prerequisite: ENG 22 or ENG 24 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or instructor approval.

Corequisite: BOT 130L.

BOT 130L Plants in the Hawaiian Environment Laboratory (1)

Companion laboratory to BOT 130 Plants in the Hawaiian Environment. The laboratory and field activities in BOT 130L provide students with an understanding of the major concepts in: structures, functions and propagation of vascular plants, biotic and abiotic forces that have shaped the Hawaiian Islands and their impact on evolution, distribution and endangerment of Hawaiian flora. Additionally, it provides students with an understanding of Hawaiian flora by origin, development, composition, cultural and economic uses. (DY)

Prerequisite: ENG 22, or ENG 24, with a grade of C or better or equivalent or instructor approval.

Corequisite: BOT 130.

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