Biological Oceanography

The student is expected to be familiar with the content of: SIO 210, SIO 240, SIO 260, SIO (270, 275A or 277), and SIO 280, and at times, other courses offered in the student's first year that are also with the content of preparatory courses. This can include SIO278, every quarter, a course in parametric statistics, and participation in an oceanographic cruise (minimum of two weeks duration). The exam format is an oral examination held at the end of the first academic year.