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Oceanography  Minor

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences





Must complete a minimum of 14 unique credits in the minor that do not fulfill requirements of majors, minors, options or certificates.

Required Core (16–17)

OC 201. *Oceanography (4)
OC 332. Coastal Oceanography (3)
OC 333. Oceans, Coasts, and People (3)

Take two of the following:
OC 430. Principles of Physical Oceanography (4)
OC 440. Biological Oceanography (4)
OC 450. Chemical Oceanography (3)
OC 460. Geological Oceanography (3)

Electives (10–11)

Select from the following (or the two other 400-level courses above) to bring the credit total to 27. Courses are grouped by focus area, but students may choose courses from one or more area.

Ocean and Climate Science

ATS 420. Principles of Climate (4)
ATS 421. Climate Modeling (4)
GEO 433. Coastal Geomorphology (3)
OC 334. ^Polar Oceanography (3)
OC 433. Coastal and Estuarine Oceanography (3)
OC/FW 434. Estuarine Ecology (4)

Biological Science

BI 370. Ecology (3)
BI/FW 421. Aquatic Biological Invasions (4)
FW 426. Coastal Ecology and Resource Management (5) [Taught at HMSC]
FW 431. Dynamics of Marine Biological Resources (4) [Taught at HMSC or via Ecampus]
FW 497. ^Aquaculture (3) [Taught at HMSC]
Z 461. Marine and Estuarine Invertebrate (4) [Taught at HMSC]

Total=27


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
HMSC=Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR

Minor Code: 660


 
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