Oct 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
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BIO 19H MARINE BIOLOGY HONORS

4 Units - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Marine Biology Honors presents the biology and natural history of marine organisms. A habitat approach emphasizes the physical features of each marine environment, the community structure of the habitat and adaptations of organisms. Emphasis is on California marine life. The laboratory component of the course emphasizes observation and experimentation. Experiments address general biological principles in the context of the marine environment. Students study the classification, anatomy, physiology and behavior of marine organisms. Field trips focus on the structure of marine ecosystems. This honors course is enriched through additional reading of primary literature, critical thinking, investigative experimentation, and a research presentation. Credit may be earned in either BIO 19  or BIO 19H, but not both. NR



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