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BOT 100: Concepts Of Botany
(4) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or 110GB

Plant structure and function; the role of plants in the biosphere and society. Laboratory includes field studies. Designed for non-Biological Sciences majors with no prior general botany course. Satisfies SBCC General Education requirement in Natural Sciences. (*UC Transfer Limit: No credit for BOT 100 if taken after BOT 121; BOT 100, 121, and 122 combined: maximum credit, two courses)

BOT 121: Plant Diversity
(4) F and/or S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or 110GB
Course Advisories: BIOL 100

Plant diversity, adaptations and evolutionary history; principles of ecology and evolution. Satisfies SBCC General Education requirement in Natural Sciences. (*UC Transfer Limit: BOT 100, 121, and 122 combined: maximum credit, two courses)

BOT 122: Flowering Plant Identification
(3) S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or 110GB

Botanical classification, methods of identification and recognition of important California plant species and families. (*UC Transfer Limit: BOT 100, 121 and 122 combined: maximum credit, two courses)

BOT 123: Field Botany
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Flora, vegetation and major ecological features of natural ecosystems; field lectures, laboratories and camping. Five one-day field trips; a fee is charged. May be taken four times for credit.

BOT 129: Survey Of Earth's Vegetation
(3) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or 110GB

Diversity and structure of Earth's vegetation types and associated environmental factors responsible for these natural associations. Consideration is given to the preservation, destruction and reconstruction of native vegetation.

BOT 132: Marine Botany
(1) S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Six-week short course beginning mid-semester. Two hours lecture weekly. Twelve (12) hours field to be arranged. May be taken four times for credit.

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