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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 301 - Physical Oceanography (3 credits)

(Prereq: Students must earn a grade of ‘C’ or better in MSCI 112 , MATH 160  and PHYS 211 ) (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.