OCEAN 010 Descriptive Oceanography 3 Units
This course provides a description of the ocean environment covering the geological, physical, chemical and biological aspects of the sea. It includes the origin and extent of the oceans, nature of the ocean basins, causes and effects of currents, waves, and tides, and plant and animal life in the ocean. The course partially fulfills the general education requirement in physical science, without a laboratory.
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: None Repeatable: No Grading: L
Recommended: MATH 111 with "P" or placement by multiple measures
Advisory Level: Read: 3 Write: 3 Math: 2
Transfer Status: CSU/UC Degree Applicable: AA/AS
CSU GE: B1 IGETC: 5A District GE: B1