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Introduction to Oceanography

OCE
2001

An introduction to the physical, chemical and biological nature of the oceans. Topics include: the history and shape of the oceans; the physical and chemical properties of sea water; waves, tides and ocean currents; and the biology and ecology of marine life. (Due to similarity in subject matter, both OCE 2001 and BSC 1311 cannot be used to meet general education requirements. One or the other can be used to fulfill one of the science requirements).

Credits: 
3.00
Class Hours: 
45.00
Prerequisite(s): 
REA 0017 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) or appropriate placement test score.
Course Type: 
Oceanography: General