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Undergraduate Course Details
Number BIO 326
Title Marine Botany
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII
Prerequisites BIO101-102, or BIO103, or BIO105, or BIO107H-108H, or BIO115H-116H, or BIO121-122, or BIO122-123, or BIO122-124, or BIO131-132, or permission of Department Chairperson


A survey of plants living in seawater environments with particular emphasis on taxonomy, morphology, and ecology. Selected studies on algal physiology are also included. In addition to the regularly scheduled lab/field program, students will be required to plan and participate in two one-day field trips on the weekend. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week.