BIDI 2050 - Plants and Civilization
Discusses how human interactions of plants have impacted the development of human civilization from pre-historic to modern. Clarifies the biology of plants: how they grow, reproduce, and function. Articulates how plants and their products are used for food, fiber, medicine, and recreation in the context of their consequences in shaping different human cultures. Meets once weekly for 3 hours; integrates lecture, discussion and/or activity. Field trips demonstrate the relationship between plants and society. Unscheduled. (SSDI)
*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.