BIOL 230 Botany - Algae to Angiosperms




This course provides an introduction to algae, nonvascular and vascular plants. The focus is on the key evolutionary and phylogenetic relations between the major taxonomic groups, highlighting the interrelationships between form and function. The course will develop topics in plant physiology, ecology and the importance of plants and algae to society, including Indigenous societies, with an emphasis on local species. Study of subject material will be enhanced by case studies, literature reviews, herbarium studies, field trips and lab observations and experimentation.


BIOL 111 (C-)

Course Notes

BIOL 230 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.

BIOL 230 is an approved Science course. BIOL 230 is an approved Lab Science course.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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