Jul 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog [Current Academic Year] 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog [Current Academic Year]
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BIO 433 Marine Biology

Study of marine life including evolution and major marine phyla. Emphasis on ecological interactions and process vital to understanding ocean food webs, but also includes discussion of physical and chemical process of the ocean and sea water. This course increases awareness of the ocean as an extremely significant natural resource and the impact of habitat perturbation on marine organisms, and subsequent ecosystem-level consequences and feedbacks.

Often cross-listed with  

Credit 4 hrs May not be repeated for additional credit
Grade Mode Normal (A-F) Course Rotation

Prerequisites - BIO 140 with a “C” or higher  or BIO 310 with a “C” or higher  or BIO 315 with a “C” or higher 
Restriction by Major -
Restriction by Class - Undergraduate standing

Equivalent Course(s) - BIO 533
Course History -
Change to prerequisite 12/2021, effective Fall 2022; Change to credit hours 1/2018, effective Fall 2018; Change to prerequisite 12/2015, effective Fall 2016; New Course 11/2015, effective Fall 2016


Summer 2024 Course Sections

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