* A new college orientation requirement, completion of the one-credit ACDV 101 course, Transitioning to College, went into effect spring 2010. If you are a credit student who is new to college (meaning you have not successfully completed college coursework at another institution(s)), you are required to take ACDV 101 during your first semester at CCBC, thereby increasing the number of credits required for this degree to 62-63 credits. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) in order for this requirement to be waived.
Transfer Pattern Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this transfer pattern, students will be able to:
relate the Earth’s dynamic processes to its composition, structure and surface features;
describe the general topography of the ocean floor;
plot and interpret data concerning the chemical and physical properties of seawater;
describe the general surface and deep-water circulation of the ocean;
describe the processes that shape the coastlines and the resulting landforms;
describe the forms and lifestyles of marine organisms;
use data to solve chemistry problems;
solve calculus-based physics problems; and
perform oceanography experiments and write coherent laboratory reports.
Transfer Pattern Description:
This degree pattern is designed to help students transfer to colleges and universities that offer a baccalaureate degree with a major in Oceanography. Beyond the General Education requirements and options, this pattern should be considered in light of the requirements of the selected transfer institution. Students should consult with a transfer coordinator or an advisor for information about specific requirements.