Coastal Zone Management  (CZM)

Students will be introduced to the legal and governance frameworks on topics such as coastal fisheries management, marine protected areas, port management, tourism development, environmental impact assessment, and oil exploration.

There is no specific coursework required in this track. Curriculum will be decided on a case-by-case basis during academic advising with Professor Die

Potential Courses

MES 601Political Ecology of Marine Management3
MES 602Economics of Natural Resources3
MES 604Fieldwork in Coastal Management: Tourism, Conservation, and Development3
MES 606Advance Fieldwork In Coastal Cultures3
MES 610Environmental Planning and the Environmental Impact Statement3
MES 612Aquaculture Management3
MES 613Aquaculture Management II3
MES 619Aquaculture Management III (Fieldwork)3
MES 618Coastal Zone Management3
MES 620Environmental Law3
MES 625Fisheries Socioeconomics and Management3
MES 626Marine Cultural Resource Management3
MES 630Port Operations and Policy3
MES 660
MES 661
Introduction to Marine Geographic Information Systems
and Introduction to Marine Geographic Information Systems - Laboratory
MES 662Spatial Analysis: Intermediate Course in Marine GIS3
MES 671Marine Conservation Biology: An Ecosystem-Based Paradigm3
MES 616Ocean Policy and Development and Analysis3
MES 617Legal Environment And Business Planning In Aquaculture3
MES 664Citizen Participatory Science3
MES 670Conservation and Management of Marine Mammals3
MES 608Biometrics in Marine Science3
MES 677Management And Conservation Of Marine Ecosystems3
MES 710International Ocean Law And Governance3
MBE 615Tropical Marine Ecology3
MBE 618Reef Coral Biology, Ecology, and Conservation3
MBE 621Field Techniques and Instrumentation in Tropical Marine Ecology3
RSM 612Statistics for Environmental Management3
RSM 667Motorboat Operator Certificate Course1-2
RSM 600Research Diving Techniques3
RSM 620Climate and Society3
MES 805MPS Internship (* Required)1-6