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Subject:

Biological Science

Title:

BIOSC-161 Fundamentals of Marine Biology - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Gorga, Joseph

Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent

Note: This course does not include a laboratory. Students requiring or wanting a laboratory to accompany this course should enroll in BIOSC-162. Students who have successfully completed BIOSC-162 should NOT enroll in BIOSC-161. Students who have successfully completed BIOSC-162 will NOT receive credit for BIOSC-161.



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

BIOSC-161

9084

MW

9:30-10:50am

SRC-W222

3 Units

Full Term


Catalog Course Description
BIOSC-161 Fundamentals of Marine Biology
3 unit(s)        SC
  • 54 hours Lecture per term
  • Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent
  • Note: This course does not include a laboratory. Students requiring or wanting a laboratory to accompany this course should enroll in BIOSC-162. Students who have successfully completed BIOSC-162 should NOT enroll in BIOSC-161. Students who have successfully completed BIOSC-162 will NOT receive credit for BIOSC-161.
 
This course is an introduction to the diversity of marine organisms, the environments in which they live, and the relationships between species and organisms with their environments. Topics will include: the scientific method and its utilization in the marine sciences; properties of the marine environment; marine organisms (including their diversity and evolutionary adaptations; marine ecosystems with a focus on local estuarine and coastal environs; marine ecology;) and the sustainable use of marine biological resources. CSU, UC (credit limits may apply to UC - see counselor)

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