Marine Sciences Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
 

CREDITS

CAS Core Requirements

42-46

  Credits
Marine Biology Track Curriculum 32 - 36
MAR 105 - Biology I: Ecology/Evolution of Marine Organisms 4
MAR 106 - Biology II: Cellular/Molecular 4
MAR 250 - Marine Biology 4
MAR 270 - Oceanography 4
Area Courses (see below)  
Organismal course 3-4
Process course 3-4
Physiological course 3-4
Cellular & Molecular course 3-4
MAR 325 - Marine Science Speaker Series 1
MAR 400-Level course 3
Program Required Cognate Courses  32 - 33

MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences

AND

MAT 190 - Calculus I

7

CHE 110 - General Chemistry I

AND

CHE 111 - General Chemistry II

8

CHE 210 - Organic Chemistry I

AND

CHE 211 - Organic Chemistry II

OR

CHE 210 - Organic Chemistry I

AND

CHE 310 - Fundamentals of Biochemistry

9-10

PHY 110 - General Physics I w/Lab

AND

PHY 111 - General Physics II w/Lab

8
Program Track Subtotal 64-69
Open Electives (as needed to reach 120 credits) variable
Minimum Required Total Credits 120
  Credits
Oceanography Track Curriculum  26
MAR 105 - Biology I: Ecology/Evolution of Marine Organisms 4
MAR 106 - Biology II: Cellular/Molecular 4
MAR 250 - Marine Biology 4
MAR 270 - Oceanography 4
MAR 366 - Advanced Oceanography I: Biological & Geological Oceanography 3
MAR 368 - Advanced Oceanography II: Physical & Chemical Oceanography 3
MAR 325 - Marine Science Speaker Series 1
MAR 400-level course 3
Program Required Cognate Courses  39 - 40

MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences

AND

MAT 190 - Calculus I

AND

MAT 195 - Calculus II

11
MAT 225 - Computer Programming with MAT LAB 3

CHE 110 - General Chemistry I

AND

CHE 111 - General Chemistry II

8

CHE 210 - Organic Chemistry I

AND

CHE 211 - Organic Chemistry II

OR

CHE 210 - Organic Chemistry I

AND

CHE 310 - Fundamentals of Biochemistry

9-10

PHY 110 - General Physics I w/Lab

AND

PHY 111 - General Physics II w/Lab

8
Program Track Subtotal 65-66
Open Electives (as needed to reach 120 credits) variable
Minimum Required Total Credits 120
Area Courses Credits
Organismal Biology Area  
BIO 204 - Parasitology 4
BIO 319 - Ornithology 4
BIO 232 - Microbiology 4
BIO 234 - Environmental Microbiology 4
MAR 320 - Invertebrate Zoology 4
BIO 330 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 4
MAR 331 - Biology of Fishes   4
MAR 355 - Biology of Marine Mammals 4
MAR 375 - Biology of Sharks, Skates, and Rays 4

MAR 442 - Aquatic Invasive Species 

3

MAR 252 - Natural History of Marine Mammals

3

MAR 451 - Natural History and Evolution of Galapagos Fauna

4

BIO 421 - Marine Biology Topics: Coral Reefs

4

Process Area  
BIO 333 - Evolution 3
MAR 335 - Animal/Behavioral Ecology 4
BIO 350 - Ecology 4
MAR 350 - Marine Ecology 4

MAR 432 - Fisheries Biology 

4

MAR 428 - Marine Conservation

3
Physiology Area  
BIO 203 - Histology 4
BIO 208 - Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO 209 or 209G - Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 245 - Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology I 4
BIO 322 - Comparative Animal Physiology 3

BIO 340 - Embryology

4

BIO 345 - Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology II 5
BIO 404 - Neuroscience 4
BIO/MAR 421 - Physiological Ecology of Fishes 4
MAR 326 - Experimental Animal Physiology 3
Cell and Molecular Area  

BIO 200 - Genetics

5

BIO 205 - Fish Genetics

4
BIO 207 - Organismal Genetics 4
BIO 365 - Immunology 3
BIO 370 - Cell and Molecular Biology 3

 

Students wishing to pursue teacher certification in Life Science can complete a double major with Marine Science and Secondary Education OR a major in Secondary Education and a concentration in Marine Science.  For more Information, see the Secondary Education catalog page.

 

Students in this major can participate in the pre-health graduate school preparation tracks.

https://www.une.edu/cas/programs/pre-health-graduate-school-preparation-tracks-non-degree