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Botany Courses (BOT)

BOT 3015C General Botany

  • Course Description: A general survey of the plant kingdom. Introduction to plant anatomy, morphology, physiology, genetics, reproduction, classification, evolution and ecology. Combined lecture/lab.
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Department: Integrative Biology
  • Prerequisites: BSC 2010 OR BSC 2011

BOT 3152C Field Botany

  • Course Description: A field course emphasizing identification and classification of native and naturalized flowering plants of Florida including historical, climatic, and floristic aspects of plant communities. Fieldwork is required. Combined lecture/lab.
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Department: Integrative Biology
  • Prerequisites: BSC 2011, BSC 2011L, and PCB 3023 OR PCB 3043 OR PCB 3063 OR PCB 3712
  • Additional Info: This course will not count towards the Marine Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, and Microbiology Majors

BOT 3373C Vascular Plants: Form and Function

  • Course Description: Introduction to morphology, physiology and evolution of vascular plants, integrating form and function to understand diversity. Combined lecture/lab.
  • Credit hours: 4
  • Department: Integrative Biology
  • Prerequisites: BSC 2010, BSC 2010L, BSC 2011, BSC 2011L, and CHM 2046
  • Additional Info: This course will not count towards the Cell and Molecular Biology, and Microbiology Majors

BOT 3850 Medical Botany

  • Course Description: Study of agents that are produced by plants and that are toxic or psychoactive in human beings or are useful as remedies. Lecture only.
  • Credit hours: 3
  • Department: Cell, Molecular, and Microbiology
  • Prerequisites: BSC 2010, BSC 2010L, and CHM 2210
  • Additional Info: This course will not count towards the Marine Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, and Microbiology Majors

BOT 4601 Plant Ecology

  • Course Description: This course covers plant ecology on a number of different scales, from that of individuals and their physiology, to those of populations, communities, landscapes, and biomes. This course will emphasize critical thinking and writing skills.
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Department: Integrative Biology
  • Prerequisites: PCB 3043
  • Additional Info: This course will not count towards the Marine Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, and Microbiology Majors