Botany 203 Course Outcomes

Botany 203 - General Botany

Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to be able to:

  • Understand and apply the basic principles and rules of botanical nomenclature, and use taxonomic literature.
  • Be familiar with methods of systematics, both traditional and modern.
  • Apply a working vocabulary used in description of plant structures.
  • Understand the history of classification, and recognize various systems of classifying angiosperms.
  • Use dichotomous keys for the identification of Pacific NW plant species.
  • Recognize representatives of local flora; applying floral formulas and descriptions of major plant families and representative species found here in Central Oregon.
  • Apply proper herbarium methods - collecitng, mounting, and keeping records.