BIO-228 Introduction to Marine Biology

This course deals with a basic introduction to marine environments, emphasizing ecological principles governing marine life throughout the world. Topics include basic oceanography, marine ecological systems, planktonic communities, deep-sea biology, subtidal and intertidal ecology, estuarine and coral reef communities, human impact, mariculture and pollution. Lab sessions will include in-house lab exercises, field experiences, analysis of data, group projects and report writing. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisite

BIO-101, BIO-203

Syllabus for this course.