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Department of

Environmental and Ocean Sciences

Marine Science Minor

Because of the prerequisites and orientation of the courses in marine science, this minor is intended for students majoring in the natural sciences. A minimum of 19 units are required, eleven of which are Upper-Division Units, including:

Lower Division Preparation

MARS 220 Introduction to Physical Oceanography (4)
ENVI 110 Introduction to Earth Systems (4)
Certain additional prerequisites are required for Upper-Division Core Courses.

Upper-Division Core

MARS 427 Marine Environment (3)
and take two of the following:
MARS 450 Geological Oceanography (4)
MARS 451W Biological Oceanography (4)
MARS 452 Marine Geochemistry (4)