BIO 32 Marine Biology (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
The natural history of California marine plants and animals with emphasis on the interrelationships between marine life and their environment.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe and recognize the common themes that unite all living organisms such similarities in chemical, molecular, genetic, cellular, physiological, and morphological traits
- Outcome 2: Identify the evidence behind the fact of evolution and the mechanism behind the process of ""descent with modification"" from a common ancestor.
- Outcome 3: Recognize the connections between different hierarchical levels of life from molecules to ecosystems.
- Outcome 4: Synthesize knowledge of physical and chemical processes of oceans and the biology of organisms to ask questions about natural history and ecology.
- Outcome 5: Recognize the impact of habitat perurbation on marine organisms, and subsequent ecosystem-level consequences and feedback.