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ENSC 340 - The Oceans

Units: 3 ; G.E./G.R. Area: B6; Sustainability
An exploration of the interaction of oceans with the earth’s geosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere. Topics include seafloor morphology, coastlines, seawater chemistry, the role the oceans play in controlling weather and climate, marine ecosystems, human impacts and dependence on the oceans.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Areas B1-B3.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Credit Restrictions: Not for Environmental Sciences major credit; not for Geology major credit.  Credit only given for one of ENSC 340, GEOL 340, GEOL 341.
Equivalent Quarter Course: GEOL 3401.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
G.E./G.R. Area Satisfied: B6 - Upper Division Science Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning, Overlay - Sustainability
Cross-listed: GEOL 340
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

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