Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    Sep 24, 2023  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 108 - Marine Environmental Science


This course focuses on the marine environment, scientific and public concerns, the ocean and its effect on the Earth’s weather, oceanic characteristics and diversity of life forms, the effect on human and cultural development, pollutants, and the potential exploitation of marine resources. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 093 /MATH 096 , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly BI 106.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify basic properties of ocean physical and biological features.
  • Describe the impact of human activity on marine ecosystems and ecosystem services.
  • Critically evaluate whether or not current methods of ocean exploitation are sustainable.
  • Critically evaluate proposed solutions to local, regional, or global marine environmental problems.

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