Oceanography is the branch of science that deals with the physical and biological
properties and phenomena of the sea
Oceanography courses provide a sound introduction to the marine environment which
comprises 71% of the earth’s surface. The courses are designed for both science and
non-science majors and are fundamental for students planning to major in oceanography.
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution and major in oceanography
should consult with a counselor regarding the transfer process and lower division