CAS Core Requirements Credits
Total 42-46
Program Required Courses Credits
BIO 105/105L - Biology I: Ecology/Evolution Included in CAS Core Requirements
BIO 106/106L - Biology II: Cellular/Molecular 4
BIO 214/214L - Genetics or BIO 205/205L Fish Genetics 4
BIO 204/204L - Parasitology 4
BIO 221 - Principles of Aquaculture 3
BIO 222/222L - Techniques in Finfish and Shellfish Culture 4
BIO 223/223L - Health, Nutrition, and Feeding of Cultured Organisms 4
BIO 232/232L - Microbiology or BIO 234/234L - Environmental Microbiology 4
BIO 323/323L - Principles of Aquarium Operations and Science 4
CHE 110/110L - General Chemistry I/Lab or CHE 150/150L - University General Chemistry I/Lab 4
CHE 111/111L - General Chemistry II/Lab or CHE 151/151L - University General Chemistry II/Lab 4
MAR 250/250L - Marine Biology 4
MAR 325 - Marine Science Speaker Series 1
MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences 3
BIO 495 - Advanced Biological Internship 6
One (1) Cellular and Molecular Biology or Physiology Topic Area Course 3-4
One (1) Ecology/Evolutionary Biology Topic Area Course 3-4
Two (2) Upper-division Business Administration Electives 6
Total Program Required Courses 65-67
Total Minimum Required Credits 120

Please note: Topic area program required courses are to be selected in consultation with advisor.  

Topic Area Courses

Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cellular and Molecular Biology Area Courses Credits
BIO 290 may fulfill Biology Area requirements depending on the subject matter and advisor permission. 3
BIO 203 - Histology 4
BIO 365 - Immunology 3
BIO 370 - Cell and Molecular Biology 3
 Physiology Topic Area Course
Physiology Area Courses Credits
BIO 290 may fulfill Biology Area requirements depending on the subject matter and advisor permission. 3
BIO 208 - Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIO 245 - Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathophysiology 4
BIO 322 - Comparative Animal Physiology 3
BIO 404 - Neuroscience 4
MAR 326 - Experimental Animal Physiology 3
MAR 424 - Physiological Ecology of Fish 4
Ecology/Evolutionary Biology Topic Area Course
Ecology/Evolutionary Biology Topic Area Course Credits
BIO 290 may fulfill Biology Area requirements depending on the subject matter and advisor permission. 3
BIO 307 - Conservation Genetics 3
BIO 328 - Human Evolution 3
BIO 333 - Evolution 3
MAR 335 - Animal/Behavioral Ecology 4
BIO 350 - Ecology 4
 

Business Administration Electives

Choose two (2) upper-division Business electives in consultation with an advisor.

Open Business Administration Elective Courses (as needed to reach 120 credits) Credit
BUMG 200 - Management 3
BUMG 313 - Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
BUMG 335 - International Management 3
BUAC 201 - Financial Accounting 3
BUEC 203 - Macroeconomics 3
BUEC 204 - Microeconomics 3
BUFI 302 - Personal Finance 3
BUFI 315 - Business Financial Concepts and Skill 3

Highly Recommended Elective Credits

  • CHE 307 - Quantitative Analysis
  • EDU 202 - Curriculum Theory and Design
  • SPC 100 - Effective Public Speaking  

Graduation Requirements

A minimum grade of C- must be achieved in all science and mathematics courses used toward graduation in any of the programs in the School of Marine and Environmental Programs. A 2.00 cumulative average in sciences is a requirement for graduation in any of the programs in the School of Marine and Environmental Programs.

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

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