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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Marine Science and Policy

Marine Science - Oceanography Concentration BS Four-Year Plan

First Year
BISC 207 - Introductory Biology I   CHEM 104 /CHEM 134  or CHEM 108 - General Chemistry for Life Sciences II  
CHEM 103 /CHEM 133  or CHEM 107 - General Chemistry For Life Sciences I   ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition  
MAST 100 - Marine Science Colloquium I ** (FYE) MAST 101 - Marine Science Colloquium II *** 
MATH 117 - Pre-Calculus for Scientists and Engineers  (if placed, not required) MATH 241 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus A  
Breadth Requirement (1/6) PHYS 201 - Introductory Physics I  
Credits: 17 Credits: 16
Second Year
GEOL 107 - Geology of Dynamic Earth **  GEOG 220 - Meteorology *** 
MAST 402 - Physical Oceanography ** MAST 382 - Introduction to Ocean Sciences  
MATH 242 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus B    MATH 243 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus C  
PHYS 202 - Introductory Physics II    Foreign Language Requirement (1/3)
Credits: 15 Credits: 14
Third Year
MAST 427 - Marine Biology **  MAST 301 - Junior Marine Science Seminar *** 
MAST 400 level elective* (1/3) MAST 406 - Technical Writing for the Marine Sciences *** (Second Writing Requirement)
Foreign Language Requirement (2/3) MAST 400 level elective* (2/3)
Breadth Requirement (2/6) (Multicultural Requirement) Foreign Language Requirement (3/3)
Breadth Requirement (3/6) Breadth Requirement (4/6)
Credits: 16 Credits: 14
Fourth Year
MAST 400 level elective* (3/3) MAST 492 - Marine Environmental Studies  
MAST 448 - Introduction to Biostatistics in Marine Sciences   MAST 646 - Chemical Oceanography***
Breadth Requirement (5/6) Breadth Requirement (6/6)
Free Elective (1/4) Free Elective (3/4)
Free Elective (2/4) Free Elective (4/4)
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Total Credits: 124
 *See program page for approved courses.
**Required major course that is only offered in Fall.
***Required major course that is only offered in Spring.

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.