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Marine Biology Spring Semester
Tuesday, January 08, 2019, 8:00 AM to Thursday, May 02, 2019, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Course

Location (Field Station):
University of Georgia Marine Institute

Course Description:
The University of Georgia Marine Institute's Marine Biology Spring Semester is an exciting opportunity, open to undergraduate students from any college or university. Students will be immersed in field-based learning while taking up to 17 credit hours of formal coursework in marine biology and ecology. Students will be in residence at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island from January 8 – May 2, 2019. Admission is on a rolling basis, with a final application deadline of November 9, 2018. Course Offerings Courses taught in block format (4 days/wk for 3-4 weeks) 1. MARS 3450: Marine Biology (3 hrs) + MARS 3450L: Marine Biology Lab (1 hr). Instructor: Dr. Mary Ann Moran 2. ECOL 3500-3500L: Ecology (4 hrs). Instructor: Dr. Kimberly Andrews 3. MARS (FISH) 4380/6380-4380L/6380L: Marine Fisheries Biology (3 hrs). Instructor: Dr. Damon Gannon 4. BIOL 3720L: Field Animal Behavior (3 hrs). Instructor: Dr. Kimberly Andrews Course Taught Throughout Entire Semester (1 day/wk) 5. ECOL 3480: Special Topics in Ecology – Ecology of the Georgia Coast (3 hrs). Instructor: Dr. Damon Gannon Substitute Option 6. BIOL 4960, ECOL 4960, or MARS 4960: Independent Research (3 hrs). Students who have already taken one of the courses above can take a 4960 independent research course instead. See the University of Georgia's Course Bulletin for course descriptions: http://bulletin.uga.edu/CoursesHome.aspx.

Web Address of Course Info:

Contact: Dr. Damon Gannon, [email protected]