Rhode Island College

2019-2020 Catalog


PSCI 217 Introduction to Oceanography

Topics include mapping the sea floor, formation of the ocean basins, sediments as recorders of ocean history, the composition and physical properties of seawater, ocean circulation, El Ninos, waves, and tides. Lecture and laboratory.

Credits

4 credit hours.

Prerequisite

Completed college mathematics competency or appropriate score on the math placement exam.

Offered

Spring.

General Education Category

Natural Science.