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2016-2017 Archived Catalog 
2016-2017 Archived Catalog

BIOL-207 Aquatic Ecosystems

Credits 4 / 5 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-030  (ACSR-030) or completion of RDNG-016 , ACLT-075 , ACLT-076  Pre-requisite: One college-level course in Biology or permission of instructor.
Characteristics of aquatic habitats including wetlands rivers lakes and coral reefs will be examined. Students will use a combination of lecture and laboratory activities to learn about the organisms found in the aquatic environment. Uses of aquatic systems to meet human interest such as power generation recreation and fishing will be explored. Human impact on aquatic systems and issues relevant to manging these systems to maximize both environmental benefit and human benefit will be discussed.