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OCEN 101 Oceanography Lab

Course Description

Introductory laboratory exercises in plate tectonics; the geography and sediments of the seafloor; the cause and effect of weather, waves, and currents; the physics and chemistry of seawater; marine life forms; marine resources, and the effect of humans on the sea. A field trip is required.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in OCEN 100
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B3 - only if OCEN 100 is successfully completed prior to or concurrently with OCEN 101
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3 - only if OCEN 100 is successfully completed prior to or concurrently with OCEN 101), UC (IGETC Area 5C*)