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Weimin Xi (奚为民 博士, PhD)

Department of Biological and Health Sciences
Texas A&M University - Kingsville


Biol 3403 - Plant Taxonomy

This course is a four-credit, undergraduate-level course with lecture, laboratory and field trips. It is an introductory course of plant identification, naming and classification as well as the history of systematics and the role of evolution in systematics.

Biol 3407 - Fundamentals of Ecology

This course is is a four-credit undergraduate-level course for in the Science of Ecology with lecture, laboratory and field trip components. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to ways of thinking critically about questions in ecological context.

Biol 4410 - Human Ecology and Health

This course is is a four-credit undergraduate-level course for in the Science of Human Ecology and Health with lecture, laboratory and field trip components. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to ways of thinking critically about questions in both human health and ecological contexts.

Biol 4102 - Undergraduate Seminar

This Undergraduate seminar is a chance for professional development among biology students, particularly in relation to the organization, discussion, assessment and presentation of information in a group setting. A major purpose of this course is to hone a student's ability to gather and successfully access information on a particular subject of his or her interest, give a PowerPoint presentation.

Biol 4355 - Ecology and Human Disease

This course is is a three-credit undergraduate-level course for in the Science of Ecology and Human Disease only with lectures. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to ways of thinking critically about questions in both human disease and ecological contexts.

Biol 5402 - Principles of Ecology

This course is a four-credit, graduate-level course in the Science of Ecology with lecture, laboratory, field trip and research components. The course emphasizes historical, emprical, and theoretical work on key areas of population, community, and ecosystem ecology.

Biol 5402 - Principles of Human Ecology and Health

This course is is a four-credit undergraduate-level course for in the Science of Human Ecology and Health with lecture, laboratory/field trip components, and projects. The purpose of the course is to train students thinking critically about questions and issues in ecological, human and sustainbility contexts. Case studies are provived and discussed.

Biol 5402 - Plant Systematics

This course is a four-credit, graduate-level course with both lecture and laboratory components. This course is designed to give students a strong grounding in the dynamic field of Plant Systematics.