INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY

 

Subject: ES

Course Number : 0106

Course Title:  INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY

Course Description:

This is an introductory course to familiarize students with the scientific study of ocean waters. Covers the four classic subdivisions: geological, chemical, physical, and biological. Stresses the interdependency of these subject areas toward a global view of this vast, yet fragile realm. Course also conveys the societal significance of the oceans and details the human element of the great commitment toward scientific exploration of this often foreign and dangerous world of inner space.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Physical Sciences       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite: 

Course Level: lower level