MBIO 207 Caribbean Living Oceans

This course introduces students to marine living systems with a focus on local diversity and presence. The course provides students with an appreciation for marine systems by introducing topical issues in marine science. Students will take part in classes that are hands-on and interactive using live organisms in aquaria as well as preserved specimens. Class discussions will allow students to actively relate to and learn about topical marine science issues (e.g. latest research findings or news publications). A historical coverage of marine science will also be explored during the lectures providing students with an appreciation of the marine science decipline today. This course will field trips to nearby shores to engage students actively.