Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level, read college-level texts, and have a knowledge of elementary algebra concepts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU
This course is designed to give the student a better understanding of the basic principles of Marine Biology and fulfills the general education lecture requirement for the life sciences. Emphasis is placed on how the scientific method is used to investigate the chemical, physical, and geological properties of the marine environment. Students will learn to distinguish among the diverse organisms and habitats that comprise the ocean's ecosystems. An introduction to the structure and function of marine ecosystems is provided and the impact of human activity on those systems will be addressed.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921