Apr 19, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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PBIO 1030 - Plants and People

Non-science majors explore the diversity of plant products and services that people around the world need and enjoy. We examine how plants grow and reproduce, the variety of ways people have used and altered plants throughout history, and modern issues involving plant resources, conservation and climate change.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to explain and critically evaluate new technologies, current regulations and conservation efforts involving plants and plant products.
  • Students will be able to discuss the variety of ecosystem services provided by plants and how these are applied to support human populations around the world.
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast historical and modern methods of plant use and development for agricultural, medicinal, spiritual, recreational and other practices.
  • Students will be able to describe basic structures, processes and reproductive strategies of plants in diverse environments and how these benefit humans.

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