Jan 18, 2022  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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BIO 305 - Neotropical Marine Biology


Prerequisites: At least one biology course at RWU and Consent of Instructors
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement in the Biology and Marine Biology Core Concentration
Neotropical Marine Biology is a field-intensive course focused on the emergence of the Central American Isthmus as a significant geological event that shaped the evolution of tropical marine organisms. Students will study the tremendous biodiversity harbored in Panamanian waters while studying the evolutionary processes that have shaped Panamanian environments over the past three million years. The course offers hands-on opportunities to study core concepts of biology in a tropical setting.

4 credits
Winter Intersession, Alternate Years



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