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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Programs of Study Minors and Certificate Programs Minor in Marine Sciences (18 credits)  

Minor in Marine Sciences (18 credits)

Adviser: Gary Taghon; Marine and Coastal Sciences Building, Room 114D, 848-932-3249 (

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A semester of introductory geology, two semesters of biology, calculus, chemistry, and physics are recommended and/or required for many of the courses in the program.

Required Course (4)

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

Electives (14)

At least 14 credits from the following. At least 3 credits must be from marine sciences (628) courses.

01:460:120/11:628:120 Introduction to Oceanography (3) or 01:460:204/11:628:204 The Water Planet (3) or 11:628:125 Exploring the World's Oceans (3)

01:460:330 Sedimentary Geology (4)

01:460:303 Paleontology (4)

01:460:417 Environmental Geochemistry (3)

01:460:451 Marine Geology (3)

11:216:324 Invertebrate Zoology (4)

11:216:421 Wetland Ecology (3)

11:216:451 Global Change Ecology (3)

11:628:201-203 and 205-210 Topics in Marine Sciences (1.5)

11:628:221 Human Interactions the Coastal Ocean (3)

11:628:317 Aquaculture (3)

11:216:309 Fishery Science (3)

11:628:321 Ichthyology (4)

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

11:628:341 Hydrothermal Vents (3)

11:628:342 Marine Conservation (3)

11:628:352 Ocean, Coastal, and Estuarine Circulation (3)

11:628:363 or 364 Oceanographic Methods and Data Analysis (3)

11:628:401 Science in Shoreline Management (3)

11:628:405 Molecular Microbial Oceanography (3)

11:628:410 Biophysical Interactions: from Barnacles to Jellyfish (3)

11:628:451 Physical Oceanography (4)

11:628:452 Geophysical Data Analysis (3)

11:628:461 Biology of Living in Ocean: Water Column Ecosystems (3)

11:628:462 Biology of Living in Ocean: Boundary Ecosystems (3)

11:628:472 Chemical Oceanography (3)

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

11:628:497,498 Special Problems in Marine and Coastal Sciences (BA,BA)

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)

11:776:400 Fungi in the Environment (3)

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