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Degree Requirements

FRESHMAN YEAR

Fall Semester


(Theory-Prac)

Cr

BIOL 111

Introductory Biology I

(3-3)

4

CHEM 101

Fundamentals of Chemistry I

(3-0)

3

CHEM 111

Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory I

(0-3)

1

HIST

American History Requirement D

(3-0)

3

MATH 151

Engineering Math

(3-0)

4

MARB 101

Succeeding in Science

(1-0)

1

 

Total

 

16

Spring Semester



 

BIOL 112

Introductory Biology II

(3-3)

4

CHEM 102

Fundamentals of Chemistry II

(3-0)

3

CHEM 112

Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory II

(0-3)

1

ENGL 104

Composition and Rhetoric

(3-0)

3

HIST

American History Requirement D

(3-0)

3

MATH 166

Topics in Contemporary Math

(3-0)

3

 

Total

 

17

 

 

 

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester



 

CHEM 227

Organic Chemistry I

(3-0)

3

CHEM 237

Organic Chemistry Lab I

(0-3)

1

KINE 198

Health and Fitness Activity

(0-2)

1

MARB 315

Natural History of Vertebrates

(3-3)

4

OCNG 251

Oceanography

(3-0)

3

OCNG 252

Oceanography Laboratory

(0-3)

1

PHYS 201

College Physics

(3-3)

4

 

Total

 

17

Spring Semester



 

CHEM 228

Organic Chemistry II

(3-0)

3

CHEM 238

Organic Chemistry Lab II

(0-3)

1

MARB 311

Ichthyology

(3-3)

4

PHYS 202

College Physics

(3-3)

4

POLS 206

American National Government

(3-0)

3

 

Total

 

15

 

 

 

 

JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester



 

ENGL 301

Technical Writing

(3-0)

3

MARB 301

Genetics

(3-3)

4

MARB 303

Biostatistics

(2-2)

3

MARB 312

Field Ichthyology

(3-3)

4

MARB 436

Non-Vertebrate Fisheries

(3-3)

4

 

Total

 

18

Spring Semester



 

BIOL 351

Fundamentals of Microbiology

(3-3)

4

MARB 320

Fisheries Techniques

(3-3)

4

MARB 360

Marine Conservation Biology

(3-3)

4

POLS 207

State and Local Government

(3-0)

3

Elective in Humanities

 

 

3

 

Total

 

18

 

 

 

 

SENIOR YEAR

Fall Semester



 

MARB 423

Mariculture

(3-3)

4

MARB 425

Marine Ecology

(3-3)

4

MARB 445

Marine Fisheries Management

(3-3)

4

Elective in Humanities

 

 

3

 

Total

 

15

Spring Semester



 

ECON 202

Principles of Economics

(3-0)

3

KINE 199

Required Physical Activity *

(0-2)

1

MARB 460

Fisheries Population Dynamics

(3-3)

4

MARB 482

Seminar

(1-0)

1

Directed Electives †‡

 

 

7

 

Total

 

16

 

Total Curriculum Hours


132


† -
Indicates required courses in the Marine Fisheries major. These courses will be used to compute the major GPR.

D -The American history requirement may be fulfilled by American history courses offered at TAMUG, including HIST 370, 442 or 444. See Core Curriculum.

* - Must be taken S/U.

- Directed Elective must be selected from 300-400 level MARB courses or 200-300-400 level MATH or CPSC courses. Recommended elective courses include: Fish Physiology (MARB 335), Marine Parasitology (MARB 405), Aquatic Animal Nutrition (MARB 426), Introduction to Computing (CPSC 203), Biochemistry (MARS 360).

¤-The total hours may be increased if the student is required to take remedial math, remedial English, foreign language or international and diverse cultures courses.

Note: The 6-hour University Core Curriculum requirement for international and cultural diversity may be met with courses used to satisfy other degree requirements. Please consult with your academic advisor.

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