Feb 24, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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GEOG 2500 - Oceanography


3 cr. 4 hr. Day course offered every Semester. Also offered evenings.

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of fundamental scientific concepts that describe ocean processes.Topics include marine geology (ocean basins, sediments), marine chemistry (properties of seawater), physical oceanography (waves, tides, currents), and biological oceanography. Marine environmental issues are also explored. LAB, SMT, PL, SI

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of the Quantitative Reasoning requirement.



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