Cultivates an understanding of the processes underlying functioning ecosystems, how humans have altered these processes and how this knowledge can be applied for more effective management and restoration of ecosystems at both local and landscape scales. This course is an elective for biology majors and is particularly relevant for those pursuing a B.S. in Biology with an option in Environmental Biology; it is open to other students meeting the prerequisites. Not offered every semester. Three hours of lecture/discussion per week. Prerequisites: BIOLOGY 115 (Concepts in Biology 2) and on of the following: BIOLOGY 351 (Ecology), EGGS 301 (Water Resources Management), EGGS 302 (Land Resources Management), EGGS 303 (Soil Resources Management).