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as of 7/3/2020

ECOLOGY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Hong Kong - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) - 'Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)'
UC Course SubjectBiological Sciences
Environmental Studies
Number & Suffix: 160
Full UC Title: ECOLOGY 
Transcript Title: ECOLOGY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: 3. Course Description Credit points: 3 Pre-requisite: Nil Exclusion: Nil This course is designed to equip students with basic understanding in ecology, which includes the diversity of life in major ecosystems (weeks 1 – 3), the definition and intrinsic characteristics of population as a basic biological unit in an ecosystem (weeks 4 - 6), intra- and inter-specific interactions (weeks 6 – 11), as well as human impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems (weeks 12 -13). 4. Intended Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this course, students are expected to be able to: 1. Describe in detail the diversity of species and habitats. 2. Examine the different levels of organization within the biosphere (i.e. individual, population, community and ecosystem). 3. Assess the interactions between different species of organism, and between living things and the physical environment. 4. Identify major environmental problems and categorize the scientific basis for evaluating and addressing these problems. 5. Critically evaluate scientific research so as to determine how to identify scientific questions and define research objectives, and how to apply the principles of experimental design, data collection and analysis to draw a scientific conclusion. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: ECOLOGY 
Partner University Department: Life Science 
Partner University Course Number: LIFS3160