Teaching

Ocean-related classes taught at UCLA

There are many opportunities to get involved in ocean-related classes at UCLA. Admittedly, classes are spread over different departments and schools and are as diverse as the science at the Marine Center. Below students find a list of ocean-related classes taught at different levels (freshmen, undergraduate, graduate) for their orientation. We are currently working on establishing a marine science track. Stay tuned. For more information about the classes, please contact the teacher directly.

Freshmen Level

Course ID

Title

Teacher

Quarter/Semester taught

AOS 19 (FIAT LUX)

Rock whispering: A storytelling of the geological record of extreme climates

Aradhna Tripati

Infrequently

AOS 19 (FIAT LUX)

Oceanographic field trip

Tina Treude

Infrequently

AOS 1

Climate Change: from Puzzles to Policy

Daniele Bianchi

Fall Quarter

EPSS 3

Astrobiology

Tina Treude, Jean-Luc Margot

Fall Quarter

EPSS 15

Introduction to Oceanography

Aradhna Tripati, Edwin Schauble, David Jewitt, Tina Treude

Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarter

Undergraduate Level

Course ID

Title

Teacher

Quarter/Semester taught

AOS 103

Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Andrew Stewart

Winter Quarter

AOS M105/EEB M139

Introduction to Chemical Oceanography

Tina Treude, Daniele Bianchi

Spring Quarter

AOS 107

Introduction to Biological Oceanography

Robert Eagle

Fall Quarter

AOS MC114/
EPSS MC114

Aquatic Geomicrobiology

Tina Treude

Winter Quarter

AOS 130

California’s Ocean

Andrew Stewart

Spring Quarter

AOS 135

Ocean Change in the Anthropocene

Daniele Bianchi, Tina Treude

Spring Quarter

EEB 101

Marine Botany

Peggy Fong

Winter Quarter

EEB 101L

Marine Botany

Peggy Fong

Winter Quarter

EEB 109

Introduction to Marine Science

Paul Barber

Fall Quarter

EEB 109L

Introduction to Marine Science

Paul Barber

Fall Quarter

EEB 112

Ichthyology

Donald Buth

Fall Quarter (odd number years)

EEB MBQ, includes:
EEB106

EEB 123A
EEB 124A
EEB 166

Marine Biology Quarter, includes: Experimental Marine Invertebrate Biology, Marine Ecology, Field Ecology, Biology of Marine-Land Interface

 

Cheryl Ann Zimmer, Richard Zimmer, Paul Barber, Peggy Fong, David Jacobs 

Fall Quarter

GEOG 177

Field Methods in Physical Geography

Kyle Cavanaugh

Spring Quarter

Graduate Level

Course ID

Title

Teacher

Quarter/Semester taught

AOS 202

Introduction to Oceanic Sciences

James McWilliams

Winter Quarter

AOS M235

Ocean Biogeochemical Dynamics and Climate

Daniele Bianchi

Spring Quarter

AOS MC237/
EPSS MC214

Aquatic Geomicrobiology

Tina Treude

Winter Quarter

CEE 298

Coastal Process Modeling

Timu Gallien

Spring Quarter

EPSS 252

Geochemical Proxies in Paleoclimatology and Geobiology 

Aradhna Tripati

Infrequently

EPSS 298

Advanced Topics in Geochemistry 

Aradhna Tripati

Infrequently

EHS 206

Applied Coastal Ecology

Richard Ambrose

Spring Quarter

EHS 212

Applied Ecology

Richard Ambrose

Winter Quarter

LAW 615

Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy

Sean Hecht

Fall Semester