Oceanography Preregistration

Last updated: 28 Aug 2018 (bsb)

Preregistration worksheets for SOC and SOCH majors. Find your semester (column) then your class year (row). Download the appropriate preregistration worksheet.

Fall Regular Matrix Fall Honors Matrix Spring Regular Matrix Spring Honors Matrix
First Class First Class First Class First Class
Second Class Second Class Second Class Second Class

 Third Class

Third Class

Planned Oceanography Department major electives for upcoming semesters.
*Note: this plan is tentative and subject to change. However, it is provided for your planning purposes, to see when certain electives are typically offered, at what frequency and in which semester.

Major Electives Course Name Spring 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Fall 2020
SO422 Nearshore Oceanography     1 section
SO426 Polar Oceanography 1 section   1 section  
SO427 Estuarine Oceanography 1 section    
SO431 Remote sensing        
SO432 GIS      
SO441 Synoptic Meteorology 1 section   1 section  
SO442 Tropical Meteorology   1 section   1 section
SO445 Global Climate Change 1 section   1 section  
SO451 Biological Oceanography 1 section 1 section
SO461 Geological Oceanography1 section 1 section  
SO485 Energy, Policy, & Security 1 section  1 section
Free Electives
allowed for SOC/SOCH majors, but will not count as Major Elective in matrix
SO262Physical Geography1-2 sectionsTBDTBDTBD
(can be taken in addition to SO426)
(can only be taken as Free
Tornadoes & severe storms1 sectionTBDTBDTBD
(can only be taken as Free
Intro to Meteo
with Fleet Applications
(Can only be taken as free elective)
Arctic Security

Prereg Notes, Jan 2018 for Fall 2018 preregistration

Dean's notice on preregistration (includes dates by class for registration and preregistration)

Resolve Hard Conflicts come registrationIf the hard conflict involves a sports blocker, the mid should be referred to the Senior Academic Advisor (SAA; Barrett).  The SAA will check if the problem can be resolved solely by adjusting the blocker, or requires other changes, and will have NAAA adjust the blocker.

AcDean Notice regarding final examinations and exceptions 

Summer school


Class of 2019  First Class SOC spring     First Class SOCH spring

Class of 2020   Second Class SOC spring      Second Class SOCH spring

Class of 2021  Third Class SOC spring

Change of major

Section Changes are restricted and require approval of the Chair of the department offering the course and the Academic Scheduler. Changes of section for convenience or to select, or avoid, a particular instructor are not allowed. Requests will be considered, but not guaranteed, if you are scheduled in a section with an instructor you had previously.


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last revision 8/28/2018