Introduction to marine geology, chemistry, and biology. Includes the hydrologic cycle
and properties of sea water and marine organisms; currents, waves, tides, coastal
processes, and ecology of the ocean; continental drift; and sea-floor spreading.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1 or B2), UC (IGETC Area 5A)