Course title



1 year of Biology AND either Earth Science or Chemistry

Course description

Oceanography is a one-year science elective that comprehensively studies the Ocean. Topics emphasized include waves; tides; ocean currents; marine meteorology; plate tectonics; coastal bathymetry; beach geology; evolution and marine biology. The curriculum is delivered using a variety of methods and is enriched with various field trips.

Oceanography is a course in which ?science? becomes truly integrated. Semester one focuses on the physical; geological and global aspects of the ocean. Semester two covers topics such as marine biology; evolution; ecology and environmental science. By the end of the year; students will have a much deeper understanding of the ocean and will hopefully be inspired to learn more!

School country

United States

School state


School city

Huntington Beach

High school

Huntington Beach High School

School / district Address


School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • LADV
  • Advanced science
  • LBIO
  • Biology

Approved date

Online / Virtual