Applied Ocean Science

The exam is held at the end of the first year and is based on the core technical courses, including a core math sequence, and two of the four introductory courses (chosen by the student). The exam has both oral and written components.

  • SIO 202A-B – Fundamentals of Wave Physics,
    or MAE 294A-B,
    or MAE 215A-B,
    or SIO 215A-B (Applied Mathematics for Oceanographers)
  • SIO 214A – Introduction to Fluid Mechanics
  • SIO 221A – Analysis of Physical Oceanographic Data
  • Two of the four introductory courses:
    SIO 210, 240, 260 or 280