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Undergraduate Course Details
Number BIO 214
Title Marine Biology
Credits 3.0
Distribution DII


Marine Biology is an introduction to the biology of marine organisms. Selected organisms will be used to develop an understanding of the biological principles common to marine organisms. The taxonomy, evolution, ecology, behavior, and physiology of marine life will be discussed. Demonstrations and occasional local field trips will stress the identification of local marine forms and the ecology of different habitats. In the Fall semester, field trips may occur on weekends. Not open to Biology Majors or students who have taken BIO322.