Many courses throughout the university are ethnobiology-related,
and this list changes from year to year. These and all others can be found within the University course catalog.
Web Link: Course catalog.
Plants, Parasites, and People (BOTANY 123)
The course will explore the interaction between society and
plant-associated microbes. Topics include: the Irish potato famine,
pesticides in current agriculture, role of economics and consumer
preference in crop disease management and the release of genetically
Plants and Man (BOTANY 240)
Course Description: A speculative, systems-oriented approach to the interrelation of plants and humans in their evolution and cultural development, with an historical geographic perspective concluding with a consideration of 20th century America's plant-human interplay. Lecture; third credit includes demo lab.
Ethnobotany (BOTANY 474)
Course Description: Study of the interactions between human cultures and plants. Topics include: traditional resource management and agriculture; crop domestication, evolution, and conservation; archaeobotany; indigenous knowledge; folk taxonomy; plants in symbolism and religion; dietary patterns; phytochemistry; global movement of plants and peoples.
Web Link: Course Syllabus