2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook
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BIOL 113 - Life in the Oceans


Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Fall and Spring
Campus/Sites Offered: Varies by semester.
Offering Note: One section offered per semester.


Description
An introduction to the environment and inhabitants of the sea.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze the scientific process and its importance to the study of oceans.
  2. Interpret basic geologic processes that are responsible for the formation of oceans and ocean basins.
  3. Examine the physical and chemical properties of seawater.
  4. Differentiate between phenomena such as waves, wind driven currents, thermohaline currents, and tides and how these phenomena affect marine organisms.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental principles of marine ecology.
  6. Diagram and appraise the major taxa of organisms. Discuss the anatomy, physiology, evolution, taxonomy and life history of these major groups.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade



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