Marine Studies, Minor

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

Required Courses

Complete four courses from the following. Two courses must be above the introductory level:8-16
Ocean Science and Public Policy
Maritime History and Culture: The Caribbean
Marine Environmental History: The Caribbean
Maritime Studies
History of Boston
Maritime History of New England
Water Resources Policy and Management
Physical Oceanography
Biological Oceanography
Introduction to Marine Biology
Invertebrate Zoology
Biology of Corals
Biology and Ecology of Fishes
Marine Birds and Mammals
and Lab for EEMB 5508
Tropical Terrestrial Ecology
and Lab for EEMB 5516
Ocean and Coastal Processes
Coral Reef Ecology
Experimental Design Marine Ecology
and Lab for EEMB 5522
Marine Conservation Biology
Physiological and Molecular Marine Ecology
Marine Invertebrate Zoology and Botany
and Lab for EEMB 5534
Ocean and Coastal Sustainability
Diving Research Methods
Oceans and Coasts
Marine Resources
Nautical Science
Oceanographic Field Methods
Advanced Oceanographic Field Methods
Practical Oceanographic Research
Coastal Processes
and Lab for ENVR 4106
Environmental Planning
Ancient Marine Life
and Lab for ENVR 5242
and Lab for ENVR 5244
Marine Geology
Marine Studies
Marine Mammals
The Ocean World
Coastal Zone Management
Biology of Whales
Advanced Seminar in Marine Studies

Marine-Related Skill

Complete one of the following:
Nautical Science
Certification in a skill such as scuba, by a Merchant Marine license, or by a comparable level of achievement determined by the marine studies advisor.

Marine-Related Independent Study

This requirement may be satisfied by producing a research product on a marine-related topic, either as part of another course or independently. Acceptance of product is at the discretion of the marine studies advisor.

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor