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Haleakalā Observatory on the island of Maui, Hawaii.
Haleakala Observatory on the island of Maui, Hawaii.

Earth Science Courses

1 Earth Science (3)
(CSU; UC)
Hours:48-54 lecture.
Grading: Letter grade only.
Geology, oceanography, meteorology, and planetology aspects of the physical environment. Designed for general education and earth science majors.

1L Earth Science Laboratory (1)
(CSU; UC)
Hours: 48-54 laboratory.
Grading: Letter grade only.

Corequisite: Earth Science 1 (may be taken previously).

Optional laboratory for Earth Science. Use of scientific tools and methods to image, measure and observe phenomenon in geology, oceanography, astronomy and meteorology.

5 Oceanography (3)
(CSU; UC)
Hours: 48-54 lecture.
Grading: Letter grade only.
Introduction to the marine sciences. Properties of water, air-sea interaction, ocean currents, waves, tides, beaches, marine life, marine resources, ocean pollution, and the nature and origin of the sea floor.

5L Oceanography Laboratory (1)
(CSU; UC)
Hours: 48-54 laboratory.
Grading: Letter grade only.
Corequisite: Earth Science 5 (may be taken previously).
Use of the tools and methods of science to image, measure and observe phenomenon in oceanography.

 

 







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