COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR OCEANOGRAPHY DEGREE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prerequisites -

 

 

 

Course #

Course Title

Hours

Offered Online

BSC1005/L

General Biology for Non-Majors w/Lab

4

Yes

BSC1050

Fundamentals of Ecology

3

Yes

BSC2311/L

Intro to Oceanography/Marine Biology w/Lab

4

Yes

CHM2045/L

General Chemistry I w/Lab

4

No

CHM2046/L

General Chemistry II w/Lab

4

No

GLY2010/L or GEO1200/L

Physical Geology w/Lab or Physical Geography w/Lab

4

Yes

PHY2053/L

General Physics I w/Lab

4

Yes (Lecture only)

MAC2311

Analytical Geometry & Calculus I

4

No

STA2023

Elements of Statistics

3

Yes

 

 

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General Studies/Gordon -

 

 

 

Course #

Course Title

Hours

Offered Online

ANT2000

Intro to Anthropology

3

Yes

ARH1010 or MUL2110

Intro to Art History (or Music in Western Civilization)

3

Yes

ENC1101

English Composition I

3

Yes

ENC1102

English Composition II

3

Yes

EUH1000 or EUH1001

Western Perspectives I (or Western Perspectives II)

3

Yes

LIT2100

Intro to Literature

3

Yes

*MAC1105

College Algebra

3

No

*MAC1114

Trigonometry

3

No

*MAC1140

PreCalculus Algebra

3

No

PHI2010, PHI2603 or REL2000

Intro to Philosophy, Ethics in Contemporary Society or Intro to Religion

3

Yes

GEA2000

Nations & Regions

3

Yes

*Recommended prerequisites to MAC2311

 

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Major-Related Courses -

 

 

 

Course #

Course Title

Hours

Offered Online

BSC4263

Biological Oceanography

3

Yes

EVR4023

Coastal & Marine Environments

3

Yes

GEO3250/L

Weather & Climate w/Lab

4

Yes

GEO4221/L

Coastal Morphology & Processes w/Lab

4

Yes

OCC4002

Chemical Oceanography

3

Yes

OCC4414

Global Biogeochemical Cycles

3

Yes

OCP4550

Global Climate Change: Oceanic/Atmospheric Interactions

3

Yes

OCE4265

Remote Sensing of Oceans

3

Yes

OCG4050

Geological Oceanography

3

Yes

OCP4002

Physical Oceanography

3

Yes

ZOO3558

Coral Reefs

3

Yes

 

 

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Electives (Select at least 13 hours from the following) -

 

 

Course #

Course Title

Hours

Offered Online

CGS3464

Programming using Visual Basic

3

Yes

GIS3015/L

Cartographic Skills w/Lab

4

Yes

GIS4035/L

Photo Interpretation & Remote Sensing w/Lab

4

Yes

GIS4036

Applications in Remote Sensing

3

Yes

GIS4043

Geographic Information Systems

3

Yes

GIS4048

Applications in GIS

3

Yes

GIS4930

Special Topics in GIS

3

Yes

GIS4944

GIS Internship (Capstone Project)

3

Yes

HIS4284

Maritime History

3

Yes

PCB4364

Marine Ecological Physiology

3

Yes

ZOO4485

Marine Mammalogy

3

No

 

 

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Additional requirements -

8 semester hours of Foreign Language (2 years high school or 2 semesters college in same language)

Earn at least a total of 120 semester hours