Oceanography (OCEA)

OCEA 10  Introduction to Oceanography

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

Geological, chemical, physical, and biological aspects of the Earth's ocean. Plate tectonics, physiography of ocean basins and continental margins, ocean sediment, atmosphere and ocean circulation, waves and tides, coasts, and marine ecology. The companion Oceanography Lab (OCEA 10L) is recommended for students needing a lab to transfer to a four-year college or university. Field trip(s) are required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202120479OCEA:10MW8:00am - 9:25amD. Neves11-2209
Fall 202120480OCEA:10MW9:45am - 11:10amH. Lackey11-2209
Fall 202120481OCEA:10TR9:45am - 11:10amA. Ketting-Olivier11-2209
Fall 202120482OCEA:10F9:45am - 12:55pmH. Lackey11-2209
Fall 202120484OCEA:10M1:15pm - 4:25pmT. Anders11-2209
Fall 202120485OCEA:10W1:15pm - 4:25pmT. Anders11-2209
Fall 202120486OCEA:10TR1:15pm - 2:40pmH. Lackey11-2209
Fall 202120488OCEA:10T6:30pm - 9:40pmC. Roberts11-2209

OCEA 10H  Introduction to Oceanography - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Geological, chemical, physical, and biological aspects of the Earth's ocean. Plate tectonics, physiography of ocean basins and continental margins, ocean sediment, atmosphere and ocean circulation, waves and tides, coasts, and marine ecology. The companion Oceanography Lab (OCEA 10L) is recommended for students needing a lab to transfer to a 4-year college or university. Field trip(s) required. Students may not receive credit for both OCEA 10 and OCEA 10H.

OCEA 10L  Introduction to Oceanography Laboratory

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lab: 54
Corequisite: OCEA 10 or OCEA 10H (May have been taken previously)

Laboratory applications and problem solving in oceanography, including related aspects of geology, physics, chemistry, and marine biology. A hands-on approach to the marine environment and oceanic processes. Recommended for students needing a lab to transfer to a 4-year college or university.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202120490OCEA:10LT8:00am - 11:10amR. Walker60-1511
Fall 202120491OCEA:10LTR11:30am - 12:55pmA. Ketting-Olivier60-1511
Fall 202120492OCEA:10LW1:15pm - 4:25pmD. Neves60-1511
Fall 202120493OCEA:10LW6:30pm - 9:40pmH. Lackey60-1511

OCEA 20  The Coastal Ocean

4 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Coastal oceanography, geology, biology , and climate science introduced through a series of modules. Includes basic principles and hands-on experiences demonstrating principles. Laboratory studies and overnight field trips to the coast required.

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