Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
This is a program that focuses on the scientific study of the ecology and
behavior of microbes, plants, and animals inhabiting oceans, coastal waters, and
saltwater wetlands and their interactions with the physical environment.
Includes instruction in chemical, physical, and geological oceanography;
molecular, cellular, and biochemical studies; marine microbiology; marine
botany; ichthyology; mammalogy; marine population dynamics and biodiversity;
reproductive biology; studies of specific species, phyla, habitats, and
ecosystems; marine paleocology and palentology; and applications to fields such
as fisheries science and biotechnology.