Apr 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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BIO 113 - Concepts of Biology: The Ecology of Marine Organisms

1 course unit
An introduction to marine biology, including marine ecology, organismal diversity, physiological adaptations, behavior, physical science of the sea, human uses, threats to and conservation efforts in the marine realm.  We will emphasize invertebrate animals and their interactions with their local environments, but algae and vertebrates will also be covered.  World-wide oceans will be examined, with a comparative eye to the different ecology of each location.  Examination of the basic principles and processes of science will also be examined.  The course is predominantly lecture-based, but numerous external video viewings will be required.  There may be a required field trip.
Prerequisite(s): Students who have taken BIO 150 , or BIO 151  need permission of the instructor to enroll.
Meets general academic requirement SC .



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