Course Descriptions

Environmental and Ocean Sciences

EOSC 104-01 Natural Disasters (3)

Elizabeth Baker-Treloar & Eric Cathcart

ebaker@SanDiego.edu

cathcart@sandiego.edu 

CRN 119  Limit 18
6-week MID Session (6/25 – 8/3)
MW  (& Fri., 6/29)               
1 – 4:15 p.m.
SCST-230

This course will give students an introduction to the earth and the dynamic natural processes that impact humanity and life in general. Man and nature are becoming increasingly intertwined as the human race continues to proliferate. This course will emphasize the fundamental scientific principles and processes related to natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, severe weather, hurricanes, meteorite impacts, and climate change. Historic catastrophes will be emphasized. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, June 11.

EOSC 104L-01 Natural Disasters Lab (1)

Elizabeth Baker-Treloar & Eric Cathcart

ebaker@SanDiego.edu

cathcart@sandiego.edu 

CRN 120 Limit 18
6-week Mid Session (6/25 – 8/3)
TTh    
1- 4:15 p.m.            
SCST-262

This laboratory course will introduce students to skills and methods used to study natural disasters. Students will learn to identify rocks and minerals, employ map skills to study faults, coastal erosion, landslides, flooding, and other natural hazards, and interpret meteorological and climate data. Natural hazards in San Diego will be examined through local field trips. This course has a mandatory weekend field trip. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, June 11.

EOSC 104-02 Natural Disasters (3)

Eric Cathcart

cathcart@SanDiego.edu

CRN 121 Limit 18
3-week Pre Session (6/4 – 6/22)
M-Th    
1 - 4:15 p.m.   
SCST-130

This course will give students an introduction to the earth and the dynamic natural processes that impact humanity and life in general. Man and nature are becoming increasingly intertwined as the human race continues to proliferate. This course will emphasize the fundamental scientific principles and processes related to natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, severe weather, hurricanes, meteorite impacts, and climate change. Historic catastrophes will be emphasized. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 14.

EOSC 104L-02 Natural Disasters Lab (1)

Eric Cathcart

cathcart@SanDiego.edu

CRN 122 Limit 18
3-week Pre Session (6/4 – 6/22)
TTh    
9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  
SCST-262

This laboratory course will introduce students to skills and methods used to study natural disasters. Students will learn to identify rocks and minerals, employ map skills to study faults, coastal erosion, landslides, flooding, and other natural hazards, and interpret meteorological and climate data. Natural hazards in San Diego will be examined through local field trips. This course has a mandatory weekend field trip. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 14.

EOSC 104-03 Natural Disasters (3)

LeeAnna Chapman

leeannachapman@SanDiego.edu

CRN 123 Limit 18
3-week Post Session (8/6 - 8/24)
M-Th 
1- 4:15 p.m.
SCST-230

This course will give students an introduction to the earth and the dynamic natural processes that impact humanity and life in general. Man and nature are becoming increasingly intertwined as the human race continues to proliferate. This course will emphasize the fundamental scientific principles and processes related to natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, severe weather, hurricanes, meteorite impacts, and climate change. Historic catastrophes will be emphasized. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July, 23.

EOSC 104L-03 Natural Disasters Lab (1)

LeeAnna Chapman

leeannachapman@SanDiego.edu

CRN 124 Limit 18
3-week Post Session (8/6 - 8/24)
TTh 
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
SCST 262

This laboratory course will introduce students to skills and methods used to study natural disasters. Students will learn to identify rocks and minerals, employ map skills to study faults, coastal erosion, landslides, flooding, and other natural hazards, and interpret meteorological and climate data. Natural hazards in San Diego will be examined through local field trips. This course has a mandatory weekend field trip. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 23.

EOSC 121 Life in the Oceans (4)

Steven Searcy

ssearcy@sandiego.edu

CRN 454  Limit  18
3-week Pre Session (6/4 – 6/22)
Lecture: M-F       9 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.     SCST-129
Lab: TTh             1 – 3:30 p.m.              SCST-175
                                                   

An introduction to organisms and environmental biology from an ecological perspective. Students will learn about fundamental principles of ecology, in addition to major groups of organisms and how the two are related. This is a required course for all Environmental and Ocean Sciences majors. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 14.