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2023 MAY TERM Program Courses; May 2 to 31, 2023

On campus housing in the MSI dormitory in Port Aransas is available. Dorm includes a student lounge with table, seating area, refrigerators, microwaves, and hot plates. Room and board $400. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner (to be picked up between 4:00 and 4:30 pm) in the MSI Cafeteria Monday through Friday only. For weekends and holidays, the cafeteria will be closed. However, the Dorm student lounge includes a table, seating area, refrigerators, hot plates, and microwaves for your use. Each student is required to sign a rental agreement and pay a $400 deposit due along with the $400 rent by the first day of class (May 2, 2023). Check-in to dorms is at 4:00 p.m. on May 1, 2023. Check-out is at noon on June 1, 2023.

BIOLOGY OF FISHES - MNS 354c (unique 54000)

Anatomy, physiology, behavior, life history, taxonomy, and distribution of fishes; may include field sampling and laboratory studies of the coastal biota. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester; additional lecture and field/laboratory hours may be required. Prerequisite: The following with a grade of at least C- in each: Biology 311D or 315H, and Chemistry 302 or 302H. Taught in Port Aransas at the Marine Science Institute. All day classroom, laboratory and field components in Port Aransas, on the coast and at sea.

  • Taught by Dr. Chris Biggs

sharks, skates & rays - MNS 354u (UNIQUE 54005)

Ecology, anatomy, and physiology of elasmobranch fishes. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester; additional lecture and field/laboratory hours may be required. Prerequisite: The following with a grade of at least C- in each: Biology 311D or 315H, and Chemistry 302 or 302H. Taught in Port Aransas at the Marine Science Institute. All day classroom, laboratory and field components in Port Aransas, on the coast and at sea.

  • Taught by Dr. Andrew Esbaugh