BIO 118 - Practical Botany
A basic course emphasizing the significance and use of plants. Studies include simplified plant anatomy and physiology, propagation, cultivation and use of plants for food, landscaping and other purposes. This course is designed for the career or non-science student.
MCC General Education: MCC-CT - Critical Thinking (MCT), MCC-SCI - Scientific Reasoning (MSCI)
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the basic structure and function of the vascular plant body and explain mechanisms of plant reproduction.
2. Identify selected groups and species of plants.
3. Discuss several groups of plants used for food and commercial purposes.
4. Explain methods and techniques used to grow and propagate plants.
5. Provide examples of algae and fungi and explain their importance.
Course Offered Spring only