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196 - Undergraduate Degree Programs Link to Course Descriptions University of West Florida 2008-2009 MARINE BIOLOGY Degree: Bachelor of Science Department: Biology Building 58, Room 79 (850) 474-2748 [email protected] College: Arts and Sciences Semester Hours Required for Degree: 120 Faculty: G. Stewart (Chairperson), K. Behan, W. Bennett, S. Bonomelli, H. Chung, P. Darby, D. Davis, T.C. Fox, W.H. Jeffrey, J.E. Lepo, W. Patterson, C. Pomory, K. Pritchard, P. Ryals, B. Sharak-Genthner, V. Sharma, S. Smith, R.A. Snyder The University of West Florida is one of only a few institutions in the United States which offers a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology. The program is provided through the Department of Biology. The curriculum includes a series of five core courses fundamental to all areas of biology. Elective courses emphasize theoretical and practical aspects of aquatic/marine biology. Wetlands and estuarine marshes of the main campus, as well as the nearby Santa Rosa Island campus and the Gulf of Mexico, provide living specimens for study and serve as laboratories supporting elective courses. Graduates may seek careers in marine biology, fisheries management, aquaculture, pollution biology, and marine toxicology, and find employment in local, state, and federal departments of environmental regulation and education, as well as the private sector. Graduates are also well prepared to pursue advanced degrees. Prospective students need to be aware that some biology lab courses involve use of live animals; students may wish to seek details from course instructors before enrolling. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS In addition to general University requirements, students seeking the B.S. in Marine Biology must meet the requirements listed below. A grade of “C” or better is required in each of the six
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2009 for the course BIEB 166 taught by Professor Nieh during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.

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