Marine Biology Lec/Lab (OCBC)
Meets General Education requirement. A survey of global marine and estuarine ecosystems focusing on biological, chemical, and physical parameters influencing those ecosystems. Includes a study of the major phyla inhabiting these ecosystems, with particular but not exclusive focus on Brevard County marine environs.
This course gives students opportunity to understand the relationship of theory to practice through participation in a service-learning experience. Students are required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work, a service-learning contract, and an oral and written reflection of the experience.