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OCEN 100 Survey of Oceanography

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Course Description

Selected topics in oceanography designed to provide the students with an introduction and basic understanding of the geological, physical, chemical and biological aspects of the world’s oceans. Methods of scientific investigation are used to explain the history, accomplishments and goals of modern oceanography.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1), UC (IGETC Area 5A)