Modified 2020 Schedule of Courses 

Download the LIST of COURSES for 2020 [pdf 72 KB]

The table below will have links to instructor emails and draft syllabi as they become available. In the meantime, you may find copies of previous year's syllabi on the Biology Department web page. Please note that some classes cancelled for Summer 2020 may be moved to a modified version in the fall of 2020 – details to follow.

Course subject & number Course Name Course dates Days Notes about field trips Instructor
BIOL 3630.03 Field Methods in Animal Behaviour April 27-May 12 MTWRF Sat Day trips only, for about the 1st week; afterwards  students work on independent projects on their own A. Horn

BIOL 3634.03
cancelled until SEASIDE 2021

Agroforestry April 27 – May 12


Mostly day trips, except one overnight trip near Lunenburg

R. Rajaselvam

MARI 3682.03
cancelled until SEASIDE 2021

Tropical Marine Ecology April 27 – May 24 MTWRFSatSun Includes an 11‐day field trip to Belize (May 7‐19); supplemental application required; $1000 deposit N. McAllister-Irwin & M. Cooper
BIOL 3328.03 Medical Entomology May 14-30 cancelled until SEASIDE 2021 Overnight trip to Harrison Lewis Centre, Port Joli, NS, plus day trips T. Rossolimo
MARI 3604.03 Field Aquaculture May 14 - 30 MTWRF Sat Field trips (5 days, including overnight and day trips) D. Ibarra
BIOL 3635.03
cancelled until SEASIDE 2021
Species at Risk Field Course  June 1 - 16 MTWRF SatSun Approx. 7 – 10 days camping in Southwestern, NS. C. Staicer
BIOL 3327.03 Entomology June 1 - 16 MTWRF Sat Day trips only T. Rossolimo
BIOL 3622.03 Ornithology June 17 – July 1 MTWRF SatSun 8-day field trip to explore diverse habitats around Kejimkujik National Park and Seaside Adjunct S. Gutowsky
BIOL 3622.03
2nd offering
Ornithology July 24- Aug 10
MTWRF SatSun 8-day field trip to explore diverse habitats around Kejimkujik National Park and Seaside Adjunct S. Gutowsky    
BIOL / ENVS / GEOG / MARI 3633.03 Spatial Information & GIS in Ecology June 17 – 30 MTWRF SatSun Overnight field trips to NS Provincial Parks (Dollar Lake) P.  Bush
BIOL 2601.03 & BIOL 3219.03
cancelled for Summer 2020
Flora of Nova Scotia
(2601) and (3219)
July 2-21 MTWRF Day trips from Dal (non-majors version BIOL 2601 held with majors version BIOL 3219) M. Munro
BIOL / ENVS / MARI 3623.03 Coastal Ecology July 2-21 MTWRF Six field trips: 5 day-long trips by bus; 1 partial day, walking J. Frail-Gauthier
BIOL / MARI / OCEA 3003.03
cancelled for SEASIDE 2020
Intro. to Field Oceanography July 22-Aug 11 MTWRF Frequent day trips by boat, leaving from the dock near Dalhousie. L. DeGeleke
BIOL / MARI 3626.03
cancelled until SEASIDE 2021
Field Studies of Marine Mammals July 24 -Aug 11 MTWRF SatSun 5-day overnight trip with whale-watching D. Lidgard  & D. Austin
BIOL 4003.03 (with MARI content) Indigenous Perspectives on Conservation Biology (Special Topics) July 27 – Aug 10 MTWRF SatSun Approx. 7 days away from campus, camping at various locations in Nova Scotia J. Ferrier
MARI 3627.03
cancelled for SEASIDE 2020
Biology & Conservation of Sharks, Skates & Rays Aug 12 - 31 MTWRF One day-long boat trip to tag sharks; day trip(s) to DFO. M. Dureuil & C. Harvey- Clark
BIOL 3664.03 Intertidal Ecology Intertidal Ecology & Diversity (Distance-Learning) June 1 - Aug 31      
BIOL 2605.03
modified for Summer 2020, please stay tuned for details
Marine Life of Nova Scotia   Aug. 12- 31 MTWRFSatSun For non-majors; multiple day trips and some overnight trips to the Harrison Lewis Centre I. Aube