Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences (M.S.)

Program Requirements

Required Courses
AQUA 551Advanced Aquatic Biological Processes 13
BIOL 570Ecology 13
EAES 505Environmental Geoscience 13
or EAES 526 Geochemistry
EAES 533Water Resource Management3
or EAES 560 Environmental Law
BIOL 592Graduate Colloquium1
or EAES 790 Colloquium in Environmental Management
Graduate Electives
Select 9 credits from the following:9
Population Genetics
Plant Physiology
Advanced Herpetology
Advanced Entomology
Advanced Comparative Animal Physiology
Microbial Physiology
Physiological Plant Ecology
Wetland Ecology
Shoreline Ecology
Behavioral Ecology
Biology of Extreme Habitats
Physiological Ecology of Animals
Evolutionary Mechanisms
Special Topics in Advanced Biology
Special Topics in Advanced Physiology
Special Topics in Advanced Ecology
Molecular Ecology
Conservation Biology: The Preservation of Biological Diversity
Geographic Information Systems
Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of the Environment
Organic Geochemistry
Applied Groundwater Modeling
Advanced Marine Geology
Pro Seminar
Culminating Activity
Graduate Research
AQUA 599Graduate Research in Aquatic and Coastal Sciences4
Graduate Thesis
AQUA 698Master's Thesis6
Submit the completed Thesis original and one copy to the Graduate Office. See Thesis Guidelines for details.
Total Credits32