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BIO-129   Murder, Medicine, & Magic3 credits

Corequisites: BIO-129L

A study of ethnobotany - the uses people have made of plants. Topics include the uses of plants in various cultures for foods, fibers, shelter, beverages, medicines, rituals, and other ends. Emphasis will be placed on basic botanical principles (such as taxonomy, anatomy, evolution, chemistry), and the human needs (physiological, behavioral, cultural) that plants satisfy. NOTE: When the laboratory (BIO-129L) is offered with this course, it is a required corequisite; the combination of the lecture and laboratory will fulfill the laboratory requirement of the natural science minor.

BIO-129L   Murder, Medicine, & Magic Laboratory1 credit

Corequisites: BIO-129

This laboratory course may or may not be scheduled along with the BIO-129 lecture. When the laboratory is scheduled with the lecture, it is a required corequisite course.