BIOM 474 Introduction to Oceanography

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the marine environment and current developments in the marine sciences. Topics for study will include the physical parameters of the ocean, ocean basis topography, life in the sea, and resources in the ocean. This course is periodically offered at the Marine Science field station in Wallops Island, Va., only during a summer session. Since this course also is offered for graduate credit, a differentiation of requirements will be made.


3 credits


Any two courses in biology with the exception of laboratory courses only.




140-UG Level 4 Advanced