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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Cook College Programs of Study Marine Sciences 628 Graduation Requirements for the Major  

Graduation Requirements for the Major

Students majoring in marine sciences must have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0.

I. College Mission: Interdisciplinary Critical Analysis (5-6 credits)

11:015:101 Perspectives on Agriculture and the Environment (2)

11:015:400 Junior/Senior Colloquium (3)

II. Introductory Life and Physical Sciences

A. Life Sciences (8 credits)

01:119:101-102 General Biology (4,4)

B. Physical Sciences (9 credits)

01:160:161-162 General Chemistry (4,4)

01:160:171 Introduction to Experimentation (1)

III. Humanities and the Arts (6 credits)

See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter.

IV. Multicultural and International Studies (6 credits)

See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter.

V. Human Behavior, Economic Systems, and Political Processes (6-9 credits)

A. Human Behavior (3 credits)

See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter.

B. Economic Systems (3 credits)

See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter.

Students considering the fisheries science certificate should note that microeconomics is a prerequisite for 11:373:362 Natural Resource Economics (3) and 11:373:363 Environmental Economics (3).

C. Political Processes (3 credits)

See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter.

VI. Oral and Written Communication (6 credits)

See suggested courses in the Degree Requirements chapter.

VII. Experience-Based Education (6 credits)

11:628:497,498 Special Problems in Marine and Coastal Sciences (BA,BA) or an equivalent independent research orcooperative education placement which includes both oral and written presentations of scientific results

VIII. Proficiency in Marine Sciences (52-74.5 credits)

A. REQUIRED COURSES (10)

Quantitative Skills

See VIII B, Option requirements.

Computer and Information Technology Competence

See VIII B, Option requirements.

Professional Ethics

Ethical issues in marine sciences are addressed throughout the program in both introductory and advanced courses, especially within the framework of the experience-based education requirement.

Additional Requirements (10)

11:628:320 Dynamics of Marine Ecosystems (4)

11:628:364 Oceanographic Methods and Data Analysis (3)

01:960:401 Basic Statistics for Research (3)

B. OPTIONS (42-64.5)

1. Marine Biology/Biological Oceanography (44-54)

01:160:307-308 Organic Chemistry (4,4) or 01:160: 315-316 Principles of Organic Chemistry (4,4) or 01:160:209 Elementary Organic Chemistry (3) and 01:694:301/11:115:301 Introductory Biochemistry (3) and 01:694:313/11:115:313 Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory (1)

01:198:110 Introduction to Computers and Their Application (3) or equivalent

01:447:380 Genetics (4) or 11:776:305 Plant Genetics (4)

11:628:462 Ocean Ecology (4)

01:640:1__,1__ Two terms of calculus (4,4)

11:704:351 Principles of Ecology (4)

01:750:193-194 Physics for the Sciences (4,4) or 01: 750:203-204 General Physics (3,3) and01:750:205-206 General Physics Laboratory (1,1)

One of the following (3-4):

01:146:356 Systems Physiology (3) and01:146:357 Systems Physiology Laboratory (1)

01:447:498 Bacterial Physiology (3)

11:776:382 Plant Physiology (4)

One of the following (3-4):

11:628:321 Ichthyology (4)

11:680:390 General Microbiology (4)

11:704:323 Ornithology (4)

11:704:324 Invertebrate Zoology (4)

11:704:325 Vertebrate Zoology (4)

11:770:402 Mycology: Fungi in the Environment (3)

One of the following (3-4):

11:628:476 History of the Earth System (3)

11:670:451 Remote Sensing of the Ocean and Atmosphere (3)

11:704:240 Behavioral Biology (4)

11:704:486 Principles of Evolution (3)

At least 4 credits from the following (4-6):

11:628:302 Marine Ecosystems Research (3)

11:628:303 Oceanographic Scientific Inquiry (3)

11:628:305 Field Course: Coral Reefs (3)

11:628:309 Molecular Oceanography (3)

11:628:317 Aquaculture (3)

11:628:340 Identification of Marine Invertebrates (2)

11:628:341 Hydrothermal Vents (3)

11:628:342 Marine Conservation (3)

11:628:451 Physical Oceanography (4)

11:628:472 Chemical Oceanography (4)

2. Marine Chemistry (55.5-64.5)

Required courses (52.5-60.5)

01:160:251 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (3)

01:160:307-308 Organic Chemistry (4,4) or 01:160: 315-316 Principles of Organic Chemistry (4,4)

01:160:311 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)

01:160:323-324 Physical Chemistry (3,3) or 01: 160:327-328 Physical Chemistry (4,4) or 01:160:341-342 Physical Chemistry: Biochemical Systems (3,3)

01:160:329 Experimental Physical Chemistry (2.5)

01:160:348 Instrumental Analysis (3)

11:628:472 Chemical Oceanography (4)

01:640:151-152 Calculus for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (4,4)

01:640:251 Multivariable Calculus (4)

01:750:201-202 Extended General Physics (5,5) or 01: 750:203-204 General Physics (3,3) and 01:750:205-206 General Physics Laboratory (1,1) orequivalent

At least 4 credits from the following (4-6):

11:628:302 Marine Ecosystems Research (3)

11:628:303 Oceanographic Scientific Inquiry (3)

11:628:305 Field Course: Coral Reefs (3)

11:628:309 Molecular Oceanography (3)

11:628:317 Aquaculture (3)

11:628:340 Identification of Marine Invertebrates (2)

11:628:341 Hydrothermal Vents (3)

11:628:342 Marine Conservation (3)

11:628:451 Physical Oceanography (4)

11:628:462 Ocean Ecology (4)

Electives (3-4)

01:160:439 Physical Chemistry of the Environment (3)

11:375:416 Chemical Reactions in the Environment (3)

11:375:444 Water Chemistry (3)

11:375:451 Soil Chemistry (4)

01:460:101 Introductory Geology: Physical (3)

01:460:401 Introduction to Geochemistry (4)

01:460:417 Environmental Geochemistry (3)

11:670:323 Thermodynamics of the Atmosphere (3)

11:670:451 Remote Sensing of the Ocean and Atmosphere (3)

3. Marine Geology (42-58)

14:440:127 Computers for Engineers (3) or 01:460:418 Geological Modeling (3) orequivalent

01:460:101 Introductory Geology: Physical (3)

01:460:103 Introductory Geology Laboratory (1)

01:460:312 Introduction to Geophysics (4)

01:460:330 Sedimentary Geology (4) or 01:460:340 Sedimentology (4) and01:460:341 Stratigraphy (4)

01:460:331 Fundamentals of Mineralogy and Petrology (4) or 01:460:301 Mineralogy (4) and01:460:302 Petrology (4)

01:460:451 Marine Geology (3)

01:640:151-152 Calculus for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (4,4)

01:750:193-194 Physics for the Sciences (4,4) or 01: 750:203-204 General Physics (3,3) and01:750:205-206 General Physics Laboratory (1,1)

One of the following courses (4):

11:628:451 Physical Oceanography (4)

11:628:462 Ocean Ecology (4)

11:628:472 Chemical Oceanography (4)

One of the following (3-4):

01:460:303 Paleontology (4)

01:460:307 Structural Geology (4)

01:460:401 Introduction to Geochemistry (4)

01:460:402 Ore Deposits (3)

01:460:428 Hydrogeology (3)

01:460:453 Paleoecology (3)

An adviser-approved equivalent

One of the following (3):

01:450:417 Coastal Geomorphology (3)

01:460:417 Environmental Geochemistry (3)

11:628:476 History of the Earth System (3)

11:670:451 Remote Sensing of the Ocean and Atmosphere (3)

An adviser-approved equivalent

4. Physical Oceanography (46-50)

01:198:323 Numerical Analysis and Computing (4)

14:440:127 Introduction to Computers for Engineers (3)

11:628:451 Physical Oceanography (4)

01:640:151-152 Calculus for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (4,4)

01:640:251 Multivariable Calculus (4)

01:640:252 Elementary Differential Equations (3) or01: 640:244 Differential Equations for Engineering and Physics (4)

01:750:201-202 Extended General Physics (5,5) or 01: 750:203-204 General Physics (3,3) and 01:750:205-206 General Physics Laboratory (1,1) orequivalent

Four of the following courses, with at least one from each group (12-13):

Group A

01:640:250 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)

01:640:421 Advanced Calculus for Engineers (3)

14:650:312 Fluid Mechanics (3)

Group B

11:628:452 Geophysical Data Analysis (3)

11:628:462 Ocean Ecology (4) or11:628:472 Chemical Oceanography
(4)

11:670:323 Thermodynamics of the Atmosphere (3)

11:670:324 Dynamics of the Oceans and Atmosphere (3)

11:670:451 Remote Sensing of the Ocean and Atmosphere (3)

IX. Unspecified Electives (0-21 credits)


 
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