Description: This course is a study of marine biology. Emphasis is placed on marine organisms, their natural history and special adaptations to the ocean environment. Topics include the marine environment, plankton, marine plants, marine invertebrates, fishes, marine birds, marine reptiles, and marine mammals. Students participate in several field trips to local marine habitats and museums. This course is intended for all students interested in marine biology.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):