|Undergraduate Course Details|
|Title||Biology of Marine Mammals|
|Prerequisites||An Introductory Biology Lab sequence, or permission of the Department Chairperson|
A course that explores the biological diversity of marine mammals. Special attention is given to comparison of structural, physiological and behavioral adaptations found in the different groups, including whales, seals, manatees, and sea otters. Some discussion of commercial utilization and conservation is included. Occasional weekend field trips may be required. Three lecture hours per week.