Undergraduate Minor in Ocean and Coastal Resources

Students in other majors may establish a minor field of study in Ocean and Coastal Resources through the completion of at least 16 hours of the follow ing courses:

Required Courses (total 7 required credits):

     MARS 280 Coastal and Ocean Re sources

     GEOL 104 Physical Geology
        or OCNG 251/252 Oceanography/Oceanography Laboratory

Select 3-6 hours from the following courses:

     MARS 410 Introduction to Physical Oceanography

     MARS 430 Introduction to Geological Oceanography

     MARS 431 Geological Oceanography - Earth’s Climate

     MARS 440 Introduction to Chemical Oceanography

     OCNG 420 Introduction to Biological Oceanography

Select 3-7 hours from the following courses:

     MARS 370 Coastal Processes

     MARS 423 Ecological Economics

     MARS 425/426 Coastal Wetlands Management (and Lab)

     MARS 432 Peak Oil, Global Warming and Resource Scarcity

     MARA 470 Environmental Law