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Sample Program of Study - Pre-Oceanography

Students must complete the listed coursework below in addition to meeting the general education requirements.

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

BIO 110 Biology Concepts

4

CHE 106 General Chemistry I

4

MAT 130 Pre-Calculus or MAT 140 Calculus I

5

General Studies

3

 

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

BIO 200 Zoology

4

CHE 107 General Chemistry II

4

MAT 140 Calculus I

5

General Studies

3

 

SOPHOMORE - 1st semester

*EAS 120 Introduction to Geology

4

***EAS 430 Oceanography

3

*PHY 201 General Physics I

3

PHY 321 Physics I Lab

1

General Studies

6

 

SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester

**PHY 202 General Physics II

3

PHY 322 Physics II Lab

1

EAS elective

2-4

General Studies

6

 

 

JUNIOR

 

For students electing to stay the third year at WSC, they are advised to specialize in one of the following areas: chemistry, physics, biology, earth sciences, or mathematics. (A minimum of 8 hours of science per term and a continuation of mathematics.)

 

SENIOR

For students completing four years at WSC, advisement if for a major in chemistry, biology, mathematics, or computer science in preparation for a graduate degree in oceanography.

*Offered fall semester
**Offered spring semester
***Offered online