Courses: Oceanography

OCEANOGRAPHY (OCN)

Course descriptions from the 2016-2017 Catalog.

OCN 101 Marine Option Program Seminar (1)

Statewide overview of ocean issues and the organizations involved with marine activities, management, education, research and business. Exploration of opportunities for internships, research projects and careers. Proposal writing, project implementation, and report preparation guidelines. Course is presented on HITS interactive television with participation of students and faculty from throughout the UH system. Orientation to the Marine Option Program.

Rec Prep: A grade of C or higher in ENG 18 or 19, 21 or 22.

OCN 201 Science of the Sea (3)

Structure, formation, and features of ocean basins; seawater properties and distributions; currents; waves; tides; characteristics of marine organisms; marine ecological principles; man and the sea. Field trip required. (DP)

Rec Prep: Completion of MATH 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

OCN 201L Science of The Sea Laboratory (1)

Experiments, exercises, and field trips demonstrating the geological, physical, chemical and biological principles of earth and ocean sciences. (DY)

Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent registration in OCN 201.

Rec Prep: Completion of MATH 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Page categories: