Feb 22, 2024  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 291 - Introduction to Marine Mammals


This course explores the biology and natural history of marine mammals in the North Atlantic, including whales, dolphins and seals. Topics include evolution, anatomy, behavior, field identification, the history of whaling and contemporary whaling issues. Demonstration laboratory work will focus on a small marine mammal. One Saturday field trip on Massachusetts Bay is required.

Prerequisites
BIO 111 or AP credit

Credits 1



Notes
Students responsible for their own transportation.  For more information go to: http://marinestudiesconsortium.org/courses.php

Area
Natural Science

Division
Natural Science

Compass Attributes
Natural Science