PLT-152 Introduction to Botany
This course is an introduction to plants and plant-like organisms. It includes the study of morphological, anatomical, and physiological characteristics of plants, as well as an examination of the ecological role of plants in the environment. The emphasis in introductory botany will be to provide students with an understanding of the basic structure of plants, life processes, and adaptations to various environmental factors. The course includes lab work that will provide the opportunity to develop skills in handling histological material and plant species, as well as basic taxonomy.