Feb 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Marine Science and Policy


Marine Science - Marine Biology Concentration BS Four-Year Plan

FALL SPRING
First Year
CHEM 103 - General Chemistry  and CHEM 133 - General Chemistry Laboratory    CHEM 104 - General Chemistry  and CHEM 134 - General Chemistry Laboratory   
MAST 100 - Marine Science Colloquium I ** (FYS)  ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   
MATH 117 - Pre-Calculus for Scientists and Engineers  (if placed, not required) MAST 101 - Marine Science Colloquium II ***
Breadth Requirement (1/6)  MATH 241 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus A   
Breadth Requirement (2/6) (Multicultural Requirement) PHYS 201 - Introductory Physics I  and PHYS 221 - Introductory Physics Laboratory I  
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Second Year
BISC 207 - Introductory Biology I    BISC 208 - Introductory Biology II  
CHEM 213 - Elementary Organic Chemistry   CHEM 214 - Elementary Biochemistry  
CHEM 215 - Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory   CHEM 216 - Elementary Biochemistry Laboratory  
MAST 314 - Comparative Terrestrial and Marine Ecology ** MAST 382 - Introduction to Ocean Sciences  
MATH 242 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus B   Foreign Language Requirement (1/3)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Third Year
MAST 402 - Physical Oceanography **  MAST 301 - Junior Marine Science Seminar  ***
MAST 427 - Marine Biology **   MAST 406 - Technical Writing for the Marine Sciences *** (Second Writing Requirement)
MAST 400-level Elective* (1/3) (DLE) MAST 400-level Elective* (2/3)
Foreign Language Requirement (2/3) Foreign Language Requirement (3/3)
Breadth Requirement (3/6) Breadth Requirement (4/6)
Credits: 16 Credits: 14
Fourth Year
MAST 451 - Marine Invertebrate Biodiversity  ** MAST 492 - Marine Environmental Studies  
MAST 448 - Introduction to Biostatistics in Marine Sciences   MAST 400-level Elective* (3/3)
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: 17 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.