Marine Biology

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for students with an interest in investigating God’s vast and brilliant oceans and the life within. This sequence provides an excellent background for students who are interested in further study of the oceans, and its abiotic and biotic components. Major concepts include the study of the interrelationship of marine and terrestrial environments, the geology of the oceans, marine organisms, and the ecology of coral reefs. Laboratory activities, including the examination of marine specimens are utilized throughout this course to build upon student knowledge.