Understanding FHL Programs

Many FHL courses are only offered as part of larger programs, but are not grouped by program on this page. Rather than viewing courses here, we suggest you navigate to the relevant term on the right. Under each term, you will see the programs offered and the courses within the programs, with links to course descriptions.  

9 courses offered in the upcoming quarter (Spring 2020)
  • BIOL 180 | Autumn 2020

    Introductory Biology 2020

    Credits: 5 | Instructor(s): Dr. Jake Cooper

    Spring Marine Studies (SMS) and Autumn Marine Studies (AMS) course choice: This course focuses on Mendelian genetics, evolution, biodiversity of life forms, ecology, and conservation biology. Open to all students interested in biology.
  • FHL 101 | Spring 2020

    Introduction to Marine Biology in the San Juan Islands 2020

    Credits: 1 | Instructor(s): Dr. Megan Dethier

    This one-weekend, one-credit course is targeted to University of Washington freshmen or sophomores studying marine biology, biology or environmental science who want to learn more about marine habitats.
  • FHL 333 | Autumn 2020

    Science Writing for Diverse Audiences 2020

    Credits: 3 or 5 | Instructor(s): Holly Shelton

    Spring Marine Studies (SMS) and Autumn Marine Studies (AMS) course choice: This course will help students read peer-reviewed and public science writing, and understand and analyze those genres with respect to message, structure and target audience.
  • FHL 375 | Autumn 2020

    Marine Mammals of the Salish Sea 2020

    Credits: 5 | Instructor(s): Dr. Deborah Giles

    Spring Marine Studies (SMS), Autumn Marine Studies (AMS) course choice: This course will provide students new to the biological sciences an opportunity to learn about the wide variety of marine mammals found here and the ecosystems that support them.
  • FHL 430/BIOL 430, FHL 440/BIOL 445, AND FHL 470 | Spring 2020

    Marine Zoology, Marine Botany, and Research in Marine Biology 2020

    Credits: 16 | Instructor(s): Dr. Megan Dethier , Dr. Tom Mumford , Dr. Matthew Kolmann

    These three courses comprise the Zoo-Bot Program and must be taken together. They are designed to complement each other, giving students an overview of marine life of the region as well as experience in marine sciences research.
  • FHL 490 | Spring 2020

    Marine Sciences Seminar 2020

    Credits: 1 | Instructor(s): TBD

    Spring Marine Studies (SMS) and Zoo-Bot Program course choice: Weekly lecture by research scientists covering different fields of research.
  • FISH/OCEAN/BIOL 250 | Spring 2020

    Marine Biology 2020

    Credits: 5 | Instructor(s): Dr. Emily Carrington

    Spring Marine Studies (SMS) course choice: This 5-credit lecture/laboratory course focuses on the incredible diversity of organisms inhabiting the marine environment.
  • HSTAA/AIS 311 | Spring 2020

    Indigenous History and Environment of the Salish Sea 2020

    Credits: 5 | Instructor(s): Dr. Joshua Reid

    Spring Marine Studies (SMS) course choice: This course blends lectures, guest speakers, seminar-style discussions, and field trips to uncover the Indigenous history and environment of the Salish Sea.
  • OCEAN 210 | Spring 2020

    Integrative Oceans 2020

    Credits: 4 | Instructor(s): Dr. Terrie Klinger

    Spring Marine Studies (SMS) course choice: The objectives of this course are to learn the patterns of, and processes that cause, the large scale distribution of properties in the ocean.
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