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(BIOL 312) Marine Biology

A study of the biology, diversity, evolution, and ecology of marine organisms and habitats.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites BIOL 113 (recommend BIOL 304/L)
Corequisite BIOL 312L
Offered Fall, Spring
Programs Biology (BS), Biology Education (BS), Introduction to Conservation Biology Minor, Introduction to Marine Biology Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. To provide students the fundamental knowledge of the basic ecological and oceanographic principles of that influence marine life.
  2. To provide students a survey of marine organismal biology and diversity.
  3. For students to comprehend the importance and unique characteristics of different marine ecosystems.
  4. To provide opportunities for students to apply fundamental knowledge of marine biology while conducting field investigations thereby allowing students to analyze, evaluate, and create additional understanding.