M.M.S., Marine Studies
Minimum Requirements for Marine Studies M.M.S. Degree: 30 credits
|General University Requirements|
|Complete the general university requirements.|
|Master’s Degree Requirements|
|Complete the master’s degree requirements.|
|Marine Studies Program Requirements|
|Complete a project or literature review.|
|Complete at least 12 credits from the following: 1||12-26|
|Concepts in Physical Oceanography|
|Physiology of Marine Organisms|
|Complete 2 credits from the following seminars:||2|
|Controversies in Marine Science|
|Complete 2 credits from the following: 2||2|
|Nearshore Ecology Field Course|
|Marine Biology and Ecology Field Course|
|Kelp Forest Ecology|
|Complete 6 credits of graduate project or literature review. 3||6|
|Complete 8 credits of approved electives. 4||8|
Students must earn a grade of B- or better in the core courses of the degree program before being eligible to take the comprehensive exam.
Students may also complete these credits with individual studies in place of the regularly scheduled classes listed.
The project or literature review will be determined by the major advisor.
Electives will be selected based on student interest, relatedness to degree and approval by their major advisor.