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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAST 427 - Marine Biology

Credit(s): 3
MARINE BIOLOGY
Component: Lecture
Ecologically-oriented study of biological oceanography and marine biology. Emphasis on food web dynamics, nutrient cycles, and ecophysiology in the open oceans, benthos, coral reefs and hydrothermal vents. Topics include coastal eutrophication, overfishing, role of marine organisms and the oceans in climate change.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: BISC 207 , BISC 208 , MAST 314 , MAST 382 .
Course Typically Offered: Fall
General Education Objectives:
GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically