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SCI 171 Coastal Oceanography

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge V.

Course Description: An introduction to the scientific study of the coastal environment. Discussion of forces which help to shape the shoreline, including waves, tides, and surf. Topics also include beach and shoreline features, shore ecology, and the role of man. An all-day field trip is included.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.


3 credits