Apr 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

BI 253 - Coral Reef Ecology


Coral reefs are coastal marine ecosystems that are among the most complex, diverse and fragile on our planet. This half-course will cover the application of basic ecological principles to this unique ecosystem, an introduction to the species endemic to the community, and a discussion of the major threats to the ecosystem, both natural and anthropogenic.

Credits: 2

Prerequisites/Restrictions: (BI-151 or BI-152 Minimum Grades C-) or ES-107; Juniors and Seniors Only.

LSC/Core: Process of Scientific Reasoning/ Scientific Inquiry

Notes: Must complete both BI253 and BI254 to earn LSC or CORE credit

Crosslisted: ES-253

When Offered: Fall