MARINE SCIENCE


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Dr. Lesley Baggett
Assistant Professor
251.442.2408
lbaggett@umobile.edu

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Contact Us:


Dr. Lesley Baggett
Assistant Professor
251.442.2408
lbaggett@umobile.edu

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Bachelor of Science in Marine Science

A Bachelor of Science in Marine Science emphasizes the biological aspects of marine science, with extensive field experiences in nearby estuaries, salt marshes and sandy beaches. You will take courses at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab and conduct hands-on research in Mobile Bay. The program includes introductory courses in many different scientific disciplines incuding biology, chemistry, math, physics and geology.

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
 Biology Core  (“C” or better in all BIO/CH/MA/PH):
BIO 211 General Biology I 4
BIO 212 General Biology II 4
BIO 310 Genetics (WI) 3
BIO 320 Ecology & Field Biology (WI) 4
BIO/MAR 340 Marine Biology 4
BIO/MAR 408 Science & Ethics 3
BIO/MAR 490 – Capstone Capstone  – senior standing 3
Total Biology Core Hours 25
 BIO/MAR Electives (12 must be 300/400), at least hours must be taken at DISL 16
Additional Requirements:
CH 201 Foundations of Chemistry I 4
CH 202 Foundations of Chemistry II 4
CH 311 Organic Chemistry I 4
CH 312 Organic Chemistry II 4
MA 112 College Algebra 3
MA 113 Trigonometry 3
MA 211 Elementary Statistics 3
PH 301 General Physics I 4
PH 302 General Physics II 4
CIS 101 Computer Applications 3
Total (Biology Major) 77
University Core Courses 46
Grand Total – 123 hours minimum 123