EARTH 156 - Coral Reef Dynamics
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Course Note:
The course combines student presentations and discussions with traditional lectures.
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

EARTH 156 is a freshmen seminar that focuses on the biology and ecology of modern reefs. The high biodiversity and different interactions between the major organisms living in coral reefs are discussed together with the ways in which our species affects the reefs both directly and indirectly through climate change. The class also investigates the evolution of reef communities and their composition over geologic time, with an emphasis on the role that coral reefs have played in the geology of Michigan.

Course Requirements:

No background in science is necessary.

Intended Audience:

First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.

Class Format:

The course combines student presentations and discussions with traditional lectures.

EARTH 156 - Coral Reef Dynamics
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
20918
Open
18
18Y1
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.
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