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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


SEA 3670 SEA Introduction to Maritime Studies

Course description

This interdisciplinary course considers the complex human relationship with the sea by examining the history of maritime commerce as well as literary and other artistic productions inspired by the marine environment. We trace how views of the worlds oceans have changed today we acknowledge the fragility of the environment; students will look at the result of centuries of exploiting marine resources, and at the recent development of legal frameworks to manage them. Outcome 1: Several readings and papers will give students an opportunity to develop a perspective of our changing relationship with the sea.


The next offering of this course is undetermined at this time. Find similar upcoming programs by tag: business, ecology/nature, marine science, summer, technology, U.S. (east)

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