2017-2018 Catalog Vol. 78 
    Nov 30, 2023  
2017-2018 Catalog Vol. 78 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 1445 Oceanography

CIP Code: 400601

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Contact Hour Total: 96

Survey of oceanography and related sciences. Topics include the origin of the ocean basins; geologic processes in marine environments; waves, tides, and coastal processes; the ocean’s role in climate variability and climate change; organisms that live in the ocean, their ecological communities and their interactions; and marine resources and human influences on the oceans. Lab work includes the physics of waves, currents, and tides; seawater chemistry; geological analysis of seafloor materials; bathymetric charts and maps, and marine life. Prerequisite(s): A student must be college ready in reading according to TSI college-ready standards.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Lower Division Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM) course

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