Biology College of Life Sciences
Principles of physical and biological oceanography, biodiversity, and ecology of numerous ocean habitats.
Winter Even Years
Marine Life Identification
Students will be able to identify major groups of organisms that live in the oceans by analyzing their biology, ecology and adaptations for life in the oceans.
Solve Complex Problems
Students will be able to use a knowledge of the physical, chemical, and biological processes central to life in the oceans to solve complex problems facing marine ecosystems.
Foster Environmental Stewardship
Students will be able to foster and promote environmental stewardship through defending the role that humans play in determining the health of the oceans and the life they contain.
Critical Thinking and Writing
Students will be able to think and write critically as a way of synthesizing scientific information.