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ENV 3044 Tropical Ecology
CEA CAPA Partner Institution: Veritas University
Location: San José, Costa Rica
Primary Subject Area: Ecology
Instruction in: English
Transcript Source: Partner Institution
Course Details: Level 300
Recommended Semester Credits: 4
Contact Hours: 60
Prerequisites: It is recommended, but not mandatorily required, that students come from a college-major field related to biology, sustainability or environmental sciences.
This course will provide students with a general overview of tropical ecology. Students will gain insight into basic ecological concepts and be able to explore a variety of ecosystems, their animals and the multiple and complex ecological interactions that can be found in these areas. Costa Rica is a tropical country with an immensely rich biodiversity and for this reason a very representative area to these studies. Emphasis will be given to the study of the ecosystems found in Costa Rica, but others will be discussed as well.