Botany (BOT)

Classes

BOT 101 : General Botany

This course covers the structure, growth, functions, and evolution of plants and their relationship to the environment and human activities. The course will give the student an overall view of the plant kingdom and the integral part that they play in life.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Corequisites

Designations

Diversification: Biological Sciences — DB

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

BOT 101L : General Botany Lab

This course covers the laboratory/hands-on part of BOT 101, which includes structure, growth, functions, and evolution of plants and their relationship to the environment and human activities. The course will give the student an overall view of the plant kingdom and the integral part that they play in life.

credits

1

Class Hours

3 lab

Corequisites

Designations

Diversification: Lab (Science) — DY

Semester Offered

Fall

BOT 105 : Ethnobotany

The course focuses on the importance of plants and their influence upon the cultures of Hawai‘i and the Pacific. Students learn traditional and contemporary use of cultivated and wild plants.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Designations

Diversification: Social Sciences — DS
Graduation Requirement: Pacific Cultures — PC

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

BOT 130 : Plants in the Hawaiian Environment

This course is an introduction to the biological sciences demonstrated through the study of the evolution of plant species and communities of the Hawaiian Islands. The course will include the study of ecological interactions, human impact on the environment, observational skills and scientific inquiry, plant structure and form in relation to function, and the identification and systematics of native and introduced flora.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Corequisites

Designations

Diversification: Biological Sciences — DB

Semester Offered

Spring

BOT 130L : Plants in the Hawaiian Environment Lab

BOT 130L is a one-credit laboratory science course designated to accompany BOT 130. The course is a hands-on, experiential approach to the biological sciences. This course will involve students in specific application of lecture materials and concepts through scientific inquiry and field observations. Field trips are included.

credits

1

Class Hours

3 lab

Corequisites

Designations

Diversification: Lab (Science) — DY

Semester Offered

Spring