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BIOL 3201 - Common Ground: Learning from the Land


Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 15
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture, Online
Other Hour(s): 25
Other Hours Schedule Type Field Work

This course provides an introduction to the common ground between Western and Indigenous scientists with a focus on learning from the land. Students will explore traditional territory of the Piikani people adjacent to the Old Man River with both an Indigenous scientist and a Western-trained scientist in order to gain perspective on what science is, how to listen and observe, the validity of the immeasurable and scientific sources.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2213  with a grade of “C-” or better, or consent of the department.
Note: This course is offered as a block course during a special session immediately preceding the Fall Semester.  This course occurs in field conditions and varying weather, for which participants must be physically prepared and equipped. Students may be required to cover food and accommodation costs  

General Science Option