Course Satisfies Curiosity About the Ocean
North’s oceanography course gives an introduction to the physical, chemical, geological and biological processes active in oceans and ocean basins, as well as the human impact upon the sea’s natural equilibrium processes and current issues in the field. The course is intended for non-science majors who are interested in and curious about the ocean.
The course satisfies AA science degree or career training program requirements and provides personal enrichment. You’ll have use of North’s excellent earth science lab facilities, with the finest collections and finest equipment of any community college earth science program.
The oceanography course sometimes takes a field trip to the Seattle Aquarium or does field study to observe organisms and their relationship to the environment and other organisms.