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Marine Affairs Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
  CREDITS

CAS CORE REQUIREMENTS

Must take MAR 105/105L as Lab Science Course

Must take MAT 150 OR MAT 170 as Math Course

42-46
 

CREDITS

Major Requirements

30

MAR 105/105L - Introduction to Ecology/Evolution of Marine Organisms

(credits included in Core)

 
MAR 106/106L - Introduction to Cellular/Molecular of Marine Organisms 4
MAR 150/150L - Discovering the Ocean Environment or MAR 270/270L - Oceanography 4
MAR 250/250L - Marine Biology or MAR 350/350L - Marine Ecology 4
MAR 316 - Science in Society 3
MAF 200 - Introduction to Marine Pollution 3
MAF 210 - Introduction to US Ocean Governance 3
MAF 310 - Ocean and Coastal Law 3
MAF 320 - Internship 3 - 12
MAF 400 - Marine Affairs Capstone 3
   
Program Required Cognate Courses 13

CHE 110/110L - General Chemistry I

OR

CHE 130/130L Principles of Chemistry

4

PSC 125 - Understanding Law

OR

PSC 210 Constitutional Law

3

MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences

OR

MAT 170 Applications of Functions 

(credits included in Core)

 

 

 

GIS 161 - Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems

3

BUEC 390 - Environmental Economics

OR

BUEC 395 Ecological Economics

3
   
Communication and Outreach Group (1 course) 3

SPC 100 - Effective Public Speaking

3

CMM 210 - Understanding Media

3

CMM 240 - Social Media: Theory and Practice

3

CMM 305 - Public Relations in the Digital Age

3

ENV 321 - Environmental Communications

3

EDU 202 - Curriculum Theory and Design

3
   
Organization Management Group (1 course) 3

BUMG 301 - Organizational Behavior

3

BUMG 303 - Management of Non-profit Organizations

3

BUMG 311 - Business and Society Relations

3

BUMK 200 - Marketing

3

BUMK 310 - Advertising

3

ORM 335 - Outdoor Recreation Planning and Policy

3

SOC 226 - Environmental Sociology

3
Open Electives (as needed to reach 120 credits) variable
Minimum Required Total Credits 120

Graduation Requirements

Graduation in any of the programs in the Department of Marine Sciences. A 2.00 cumulative average in sciences is a requirement for graduation in any of the programs in the Department of Marine Sciences.

Program Completion Timeline:
Students have a maximum of seven years to complete the graduation requirements

 

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