Feb 26, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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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
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Natural Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 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
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMNS Natural Sciences
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to explain basic structures, processes and reproductive strategies of plants, ecosystem services provided by plants, and how these are applied to support human populations around the world.
  • Students will be able to explain the scientific method, critically evaluate new technologies, current regulations, and conservation efforts involving plants and plant products, and draw evidence-based conclusions.
  • 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 communicate how scientific findings regarding agricultural practices, ecosystem services, and plant-based products contribute to the modern world.

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