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Graduate Programs

Urban Planning Master’s Coastal “Track” Design Week 2013

The Coastal “Track” prepares students to obtain knowledge and skill-sets necessary to address complex, interdisciplinary problems facing coastal regions. The program is an emphasis area within the Master’s of Planning (MUP) program based on the College Station campus.  Students electing this track take courses at both the College Station and Galveston campuses Students are exposed to both natural and social science knowledge bases.  Topics include critical habitat protection; ecosystem planning; climate change; hazard mitigation and sustainable development.  This track can include a semester spent in residence at the Galveston campus, where students are immersed in a coastal/marine setting.

Coastal “Node”Doctoral Program

Students enrolled in the Urban and Regional Science doctoral program have the opportunity to focus on coastal issues during their coursework and doctoral research.  Students in this node can conduct their research at Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities facilities with selected faculty.

Marine Resources Management Master’s Program

Students in the Marine Resource Management program that focus on coastal/marine planning and development issues can take courses on related topics, both at Galveston and College Station campuses.  Students with this focus may have the opportunity to work on research projects in the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores

Graduate Certificates related to the Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities

  • Certificate in Environmental Hazard Management
  • Certificate in Sustainable Urbanism

For more information on these certificates, click here.

Graduate Majors related to the Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities

Texas A&M College Station College of Architecture:

  • Master of Urban Planning (MUP)

For more information on the MUP Program, click here.

Texas A&M University at Galveston:

  • Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Marine Biology (MARB IDP)
  • Masters in Maritime Administration and Logistics (MMAL)
  • Master of Marine Resources Management (MMRM)

For more information on TAMU Galveston's Graduate Programs, click here.

 

Undergraduate Programs

Design Week 2013Study-Away at Texas A&M University at Galveston

Students who have an interest in coastal environmental planning issues and are enrolled in the Bachelor’s program for Urban and Regional Science at Texas A&M in College Station have  opportunities to take Ocean and Coastal Resources courses in the Department of Marine Sciences at Texas A&M at Galveston.

Study-Away students will spend a semester living and studying in an immersive coastal setting. Study at the Texas A&M Universtity at Galveston coastal campus may be combined with an internship with public and private agencies and organizations.

For more information, click here.

Undergraduate Internship Oppurtunity with the Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities

Recieve study-abroad/internship credit while working at Texas A&M Universtity at Galveston. This internship has many facets:

    1. Get unique experience working on flood realated projects.
    2. Expand knowledge base and increase skills through research. 
    3. Develop professional skills through presentations.

For more information email Dr. Sam Brody, the Director of the Institute for Coastal Communities at Galveston .

Undergraduate Majors related to the Institute for Sustainable Coastal Communities

Texas A&M University at College Station College of Architecture:

  • Urban and Regional Planning (URPN)
  • Landscape Architecture (LAND)

For more information on TAMU College Station's Undergraduate Programs, click here.

Texas A&M University at Galveston:

  • Marine Fisheries
  • Marine Engineering Technology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Maritime Studies
  • Maritime Systems Engineer
  • Ocean and Coastal Resources

For more information on TAMU Galveston's Undergraduate Programs, click here.