Survey of Oceanography
This course introduces the student to the ocean sciences. The student will investigate the origin of the oceans, ocean chemistry, ocean circulation, waves, tides, sediments and the biology of the ocean. An emphasis will be on the connections between the ocean and the atmosphere, the structure of the ocean basins and life in the oceans. To reinforce the course concepts, the students will interpret current data and maps during class assignments.
Grading Basis
Course Attributes
This course satisfies LAT Req
Physical Science - No Lab
EARTHSCI 20806246
Academic Group
College Parallel
Academic Organization
School of Arts & Sciences
Enrollment Requirements
(NexGenRead 261+ or ACCP Read 80+ or ACT Read 19+ or Coll Read Strat #10808101 or Intro Coll Read #10838105) and (NexGenWrite 260+ or ACCP Write 5+ and ACCP Sent 86+ or ACT Eng 17+ or ICW #10831103); or Eng 1 #20801201. Coursework requires a C or higher.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring