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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 301 - Physical Oceanography (3 credits)

(Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in MSCI 111 /MSCI 111L MSCI 112 /MSCI 112L MATH 161  and PHYS 212 /PHYS 212L  or have concurrent enrollment in PHYS 212 /PHYS 212L ) (Coreq: MSCI 301L ) A comprehensive study of the field of physical oceanography. Topics include physical properties of the ocean, ocean dynamics, air-sea interactions, waves, tides, and the ocean’s role in climate. In the lab, students analyze real-time global ocean data and quantitative analysis skills are developed. F, S.