BIOLOGY 375A. Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles ( with travel to Puerto Rico in Spring) – Nicholas School Undergraduate Programs
  

BIOLOGY 375A. Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles ( with travel to Puerto Rico in Spring)

Instructor: Matthew Godfrey | Curriculum Code: NS, STS | Credit: 1.0 course (3 semester hours) | Course Travel?: Yes | Cross Listing: ENVIRON 375A

Prerequisites: Introductory Biology

Essential biology of sea turtles (evolution, anatomy, physiology, behavior, life history, population dynamics) and their conservation needs; emphasis on their role in marine ecosystem structure and function. Basic ecological concepts integrated with related topics including the conservation and management of endangered species, the contributions of technology to the management of migratory marine species, the role of research in national and international law and policy, and the veterinary aspects of conservation.

This course includes a field excursion in Puerto Rico. Additional travel costs apply- check the Undergraduate Tuition & Fees page for details)