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Physical Science: Oceanography (Summer 2019)

Course ID
GS108-R1
(Full, Waitlist Available)
CRN
1310951
DaysTimesLocationInstructor
Tu Th9:00AM-10:50AMHEC-320C. Alexander
Campus
RVC, Riverside Campus, Medford
Dates
Summer 2019 lasts from Monday, July 8, 2019 to Thursday, August 29, 2019
Waitlist Details
10 out of 10 available (0 slots used)
Description
Presents a basic understanding of oceanic processes, and a comprehensive overview of the marine sciences. Designed to introduce the history of marine science, surveying ocean physics, chemistry, and biology. Presenting topics including: plate tectonics, surface current patterns, wave dynamics, tides, geologic features of the sea floor, coastlines, the life and ecology of the ocean world (marine animals and communities), marine resources, and environmental concerns. Having successfully completed this course, the student should be able to comprehend and identify the interrelationships and workings of the physical, chemical, botanical, and zoological worlds of the water. Coastal day trip included: students should expect to pay for food, transportation, and any entrance fees.
Notes
  • Students must enroll in the lab that matches the day(s) of the lecture for which they are registering.
Prerequisites
  • MTH60
  •   or BT160
  •   or ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra Score: 39
  •   or ACCUPLACER College Algebra Score: 1
Book Cost Notes
    Credit/Hours
    4/33T
    Estimated Tuition
    $448
    Estimated Fees
    $76
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