Highline College offers marine focused classes located at the MaST Center. Students who are enrolled in these classes have access to the aquarium, lab and beach to enhance their learning experience. Below is a list of classes that may be offered in the upcomming quarters at Highline, along with the corresponding course links.
Intro to Oceanography
Topics include the sea floor, plate tectonics, seawater chemistry, atmospheric and oceanic circulation patterns, waves, coasts, productivity of plankton, and marine plants and animals. Includes laboratory.
With a particularemphasis on Puget Sound marine animals, this course looks at the
incredible diversity of life in the world's oceans. Includes field study and laboratory.
Marine Mammals and Seabirds
Introduction to the birds and mammals that live in and around the sea. Covers the evolution of birds and marine mammals,including their taxonomy, physiology, behavior, ecology and current threats to their survival. Includes field study and laboratory.
This course takes and interdisciplinary approach to studying the environment, through an exploration of ecosystems and the role of humans and combines this with a focus on contemporary problems and issues. Includes laboratory.
If you are interested in one or more of the above courses, Click Here to register with Highline College.
For more information about these courses, or other MaST Center education opportunities, please contact us.