Marine Science

Credit Hours: 0.5

Course Length: 1 Semester

Course Description

About 70% of the Earth is covered by water. Even today, much of the world’s oceans remain unexplored. Marine scientists make exciting new discoveries about marine life every day. In this course, students will discover the vast network of life that exists beneath the ocean’s surface and study the impact that humans have on the oceans.

Course Prerequisites


Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials


Major Concepts

  • Humans and the Ocean
  • Plankton, Plants, and Algae
  • Animals of the Sea
  • Habitats and Ecology
  • Life at Extremes
  • Intelligence in the Sea
  • Futures in Marine Science