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Algal Biology BISC 327 (4)

A survey of the major groups of algae, including cyanobacteria and other microscopic algae, seaweeds and freshwater algae. Addresses aspects of evolution, taxonomy, ecology, anatomy, life history, and the importance of algae in our lives. The course includes labs and a weekend field trip to the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre. Prerequisite: BISC 101 and 102, both with a grade of C- or better. Students who have taken BISC 326 first may not then take this course for further credit.