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BIO-2560 - Tropical Marine Ecology (4)

Prerequisite: RDG 0800 ; plus permission of the division chair

Students explore the ecology of coral reefs and a variety of associated tropical marine ecosystems such as mangrove swamps, sea grass bed, lagoons and rocky and sandy shores. In addition the impact of pollution, global climate change, fishing and other human influences are studied. This is a field course and requires travel to Belize, Central America. Travel costs are not included in tuition fees. This course satisfies the general education requirement for a four-credit lab science. The trip to Belize is typically scheduled for winter or spring break.

Course Fee: $60

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