Oceanography

 

Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

OCEANOGRAPHY & 101
Introduction to Oceanography (5)

Study of the sea floor features, the earth's interior, ancient sea levels and climates, pollutants, nutrients, ocean currents, waves, beaches, tides and habitats. Labs on rocks, charts and navigation, sea water and organisms of the sea. Previously OCEAN 101. Prerequisite: ENGL&101 and MATH 80 with 2.0 or better. Student option grading.

OCEANOGRAPHY 174
Underwater Photography (2)

Fundamentals of taking pictures underwater. Suitable films, cameras and underwater housings are demonstrated. The properties of light under water and special lighting effects are discussed. Pictures taken underwater are then critiqued in class. Previously OCEAN 174. Prerequisite: PE 120. Student option grading.

OCEANOGRAPHY 297
Individual Project in Oceanography (1)

Individual project in a specific area of oceanography. By arrangement with instructor. Previously OCEAN 297. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students educational and work experience. Student option grading.

OCEANOGRAPHY 298
Individual Project in Oceanography (2)

Individual project in a specific area of oceanography. By arrangement with instructor. Previously OCEAN 298. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students educational and work experience. Student option grading.

OCEANOGRAPHY 299
Individual Project in Oceanography (3)

Individual project in a specific area of oceanography. By arrangement with instructor. Previously OCEAN 299. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of students educational and work experience. Student option grading.