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Georgia Gwinnett College    
  Dec 12, 2017
2017-2018 Georgia Gwinnett Catalog
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BIOL 3055 - Natural History of Africa

(3) Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor and either BIOL 1102  or BIOL 1108K . This course is open to all GGC students regardless of Major
This course introduces students to African ecosystems, plants, and animals. The course includes 45 hours of instruction at GGC (same as a traditional 3 credit college course) plus a 10-18 day field experience in Africa. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: (1) Describe the ecology of the African ecosystems, (2) Describe the biology and behavior of major African Mammals, (3) Describe typical savanna plants and animals and note their special adaptations, (4) Identify and interact with plants and animals in the natural tropical habitats, (5) Compare and contrast North American and African cultures with a focus on environmental issues. All costs of the course and the trip, including tuition, are the responsibility of the student. Please contact the Office of Internationalization for the possibility potential and meaningful financial support.

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