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Marine Science

Minor


College: College of Science and Mathematics

Department: Biological Sciences

Description

The undergraduate minor in Marine Science introduces students to the global importance of marine ecosystems, their role in driving global biogeochemical cycles, and their significance to society as a source of food and in regulating climate. Students learn about the ocean’s biodiversity, from microbes to whales; its varied habitats, from intertidal to blue water; and the complex physical and biological processes that shape marine ecosystems.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course.

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in Marine Science.