Dec 06, 2021  
Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022

BIO 347 - Working with Marine Mammals

Explores current topics and careers working with marine mammals. Topics include practical knowledge of captive marine mammal husbandry (care and maintenance), training, basic physiology, an overview of common research topics and techniques, as well as public display, education, and current issues in marine mammalogy. Students intern at least one day at Moss Landing Marine Labs assisting in the care. Requires completion of a college biology course.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: GE  Area A1 and A2 and A3 and B4 with a C- or better)
General Education: B2 Life Science, UDB Integrated Scientific Inquiry and Quant Reason
Typically Offered: Winter term only

Units: 3