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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

Elective in American History

 

 

3

Elective in Mathematics

 

 

3

 

Total

 

14

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

Elective in American History

 

 

3

Elective in Mathematics

 

 

3

 

Total

 

17

 

 

 

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester

 

CHEM 227

Organic Chemistry I

(3-0)

3

CHEM 237

Organic Chemistry Lab I

(0-3)

1

MARB 315

Natural History of Vertebrates

(3-3)

4

PHYS 201

College Physics

(3-3)

4

POLS 206

American National Government

(0-3)

3

 

Total

 

15

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 207

State and Local Government

(3-0)

3

 

Total

 

15

 

 

 

 

JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester

 

MARB 301

Genetics

(3-3)

4

MARB 303

Biostatistics

(2-2)

3

MARB 312

Field Ichthyology

(3-3)

4

MARB 435

Marine Invertebrate Zoology

(3-3)

4

 

Total

 

15

Spring Semester

 

OCNG 251

Oceanography

(3-0)

3

OCNG 252

Oceanography Laboratory

0-3)

1

MARB 360

Marine Conservation Biology

(3-3)

4

ECON 202

Principles of Economics

(3-0)

3

Elective in Language, Philosophy and Culture

 

 

3

 

Total

 

14

 

 

 

 

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 Creative Arts

 

 

3

 

Total

 

15

Spring Semester

 

ENGL 210

Scientific and Technical Writing

(3-0)

3

MARB 460

Fisheries Population Dynamics

(3-3)

4

MARB 482

Seminar

(1-0)

1

Directed Electives †‡

 

 

7

 

Total

 

15

 

Total Curriculum Hours

120

All electives must be chosen in consultation with, and approved by, the student’s academic advisor. Unless courses are specifically listed, see University Core Curriculum at http://core.tamu.edu/ for a listing of course options for Communication; Mathematics; Life and Physical Sciences; Language, Philosophy and Culture; Creative Arts; American History; Government and Political Sciences; and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The 6-hour University Core Curriculum requirement for International and Cultural Diversity may be met with courses used to satisfy other degree requirements.

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

* - A grade of "C" or better is required before advancing to upper level courses.

- Directed Elective must be selected from 300-400 level MARB courses.

¤-The total hours may be increased if the student is required to take remedial math, remedial English, foreign language or International and Cultural Diversity courses. Students who take MATH 151 instead of MATH 142 will have 121 credit hours.