Study overseas in an approved international exchange or similar program. Repeatable three times. GES, ERTH, and MET majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: consent of academic advisor.
Required for entering SOEST majors to develop skills and applications for a successful college experience. Students will examine academic goals and implement strategies to achieve goals including time management and career exploration. SOEST majors only. CR/NC only.
Introductory experience in energy systems including current status of fossil fuel, renewable energy technologies, energy utilization and conservation; environmental and policy aspects. A-F only. (Fall only)
Introduction to issues of ethics in scientific research and scientific misconduct. ERTH, GES, or ATMO majors only. (Spring only)
Introduction to the principles of sustainability analysis through execution of Life Cycle Analysis applied to products, processes, or systems. LCA and the evaluation of environmental impact will be presented. Personal computer or laptop (Word 97 or higher) OS, and minimum of 4GB RAM. Repeatable one time. Junior standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: (CHEM 161 and PHYS 170) with a minimum grade of C-; or consent. (Fall only)
Specialized Earth Science topics workshops designed for in-service teachers who wish to learn new approaches and content areas in geology and geophysics, meteorology and oceanography. Repeatable up to 12 credits. Credits earned cannot be applied for graduate degrees.
Application of current learning theory and pedagogical practices in formal and informal learning environments to improve communication and instructional skills. Graduate students from multiple science disciplines welcome. Requires knowledge of biology, earth sciences, and/or chemistry. Repeatable one time, up to 3 credits. Pre: at least one course in introductory biology, geology, earth science, chemistry or marine science, an interest in ocean science, and enthusiasm for teaching science; or consent.
Selected interdisciplinary ocean/earth-related topics involving science, technology, engineering, and/or policy. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.
Interdisciplinary approach to problems relating to humans and their interactions with the world’s oceans and coasts. Focus includes institutions for governing the world’s oceans and coasts at all scales and on the role of scientific knowledge in managing marine and coastal resources. Repeatable one time. Pre: OCN 331, GEO 435, or consent. (Cross-listed as SOCS 735)