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Department of Biological Sciences Graduate Bulletin 2012-2014

Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory

BIOL 101, 102, 103 or equivalent is prerequisite for all courses listed below. Rosario courses of 5 credits include an additional credit for the requirement of a research project. Normally a maximum of two of the following courses are taught during a summer. Please see http://rosario.wallawalla.edu for further information.

BIOL 517, 417 BEHAVIOR OF MARINE ORGANISMS5
A study of inter- and intraspecific behaviors of marine animals and their behavioral responses to the physical environment. The course involves laboratory experience, field observations and research project. Prerequisite: a course in animal behavior, organismal biology and /or psychology.
BIOL 458 MARINE BIOLOGY5
An integrated approach to understanding the marine environment primarily from an ecological perspective. Included are principles of basic oceanography, plankton biology, deep-sea biology, and shallow-water marine communities. Research project and field trips required.
BIOL 460 MARINE ECOLOGY5
Study of interspecific, intraspecific, and community relationships demonstrated by marine organisms.
BIOL 462 ICHTHYOLOGY5
Systematic study of the fishes found in Puget Sound, with a survey of the fishes of other waters.
BIOL 463 MARINE PHYCOLOGY5
A systematic survey of marine algae, covering the principles of their classification, natural history, ecology, physiology, and practical use.
BIOL 468 COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY5
Comparative study of the physiology and life processes of animals with emphasis on invertebrates. Prerequisite: BIOL 392.
BIOL 475 MARINE INVERTEBRATES5
A study of the biology of selected groups of marine invertebrates.
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