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OCEA& 101 Introduction to Oceanography w/ Lab • 6 Cr.

Introduces physical and chemical oceanography, marine biology, and plate tectonics. Students also discuss environmental issues. Format includes lab work and/or field studies. Fulfills laboratory science course requirement at BC.

OCEA 110 Environmental Oceanography • 5 Cr.

Provides an overview of ocean environmental issues, including the potential impacts of overfishing, undersea mining, habitat loss, pollution, coastal development, and global climate change. Examined in the context of the innate relationship between humans and the sea. Same as ENVS 110. Either OCEA 110 or ENVS 110 may be taken for credit, not both.

OCEA 199 Individual Studies in Oceanography • V1-5 Cr.

Allows for special projects, student research and independent study in Oceanography by an individual student. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.