Oct 25, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Marine Science B.S.


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The Marine Science major guides students through investigations of the geological, physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of ocean systems as well as training them on the fresh waters of Maine. There is a heavy emphasis on field work ensuring that students spend ample time learning the discipline in stimulating locations—the rocky coast, mudflats, estuaries, the sea floor, even the open waters of the Gulf of Maine.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  1. Students will be able to explain marine phenomena and concepts in oral, written and visual formats that reflect standards and professionalism
  2. Students will be able to independently propose scientific question, design and execute experimental procedures, and collect and organize data sets
  3. Students will be able to search and evaluate the scientific literature
  4. Students will be able to critically analyze and solve quantitative and conceptual questions
  5. Students will be able to apply scientific method to answer hypothesis-driven questions.
  6. Students will be able to methodically interpret scientific data sets and propose conclusions clearly and effectively
     

Two of the following:


Core Curriculum:


In addition, all students must fulfill the college’s core curriculum  requirements and meet the 120 credit graduation requirement.  The First Year Experience (FYE) Seminar  is a requirement for all first-year students.

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