The Marine Policy minor introduces the student to the field of marine policy, which includes coastal and ocean law and policy, conservation, and natural resource economics.

Curriculum Requirements

Required Courses
MSC 111Introduction to Marine Science *3
MSC 112Introduction to Marine Science Lab *1
Select 12 credit hours of the following: **12
Living Resources of the Ocean
Coastal Law
Ocean Law
Introduction to Aquaculture
Ocean Policy
Sunken Ships and Submerged Sites: An Introduction to Underwater Archaeology
Decision Making and the Environment
Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment
Climate Science and Policy
Polar Science and Policy
Marine Conservation Science
Coral Reef Science and Management
Climate Law
Political Ecology of the Galapagos
Spatial Applications in Marine Science
Political Ecology of Marine Management
Fieldwork in Coastal Management: Tourism, Conservation, and Development
Environmental Planning and the Environmental Impact Statement
Aquaculture I
Coastal Zone Management
Port Operations and Policy
Total Credit Hours16