Urban Ecology
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: University-wide Programs
Department: Environmental Studies
Course Number: UENV 2400
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ecology
  • Urban Environment
Students learn the fundamental ecological principles starting with core concepts in evolution then building from species and populations to community dynamics and structure, the study of ecosystems, and finally landscape ecology. The course also introduces the drivers of biodiversity, the importance of genetic diversity, and the impacts of climate change on species and communities. This course is positioned to justify the statement that understanding ecology (how biological organisms interact with each other and their environment) is crucial to understanding how to move toward a more sustainable future.
Course Open to: Degree Students
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
This course is open to all bachelor level students at the university.


Open to Undergraduate students.