2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Marine Science Major (B.S.)

The bachelor of science in marine science is a multidisciplinary program focused on the biological, chemical, physical, and geological processes of the ocean. Students pursuing this program must complete one semester or two five-week summer terms at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. The Sea Lab is operated by the Marine Environmental Science Consortium of which Samford is an active member. Students will engage in a combination of experiential learning, fieldwork, internships, study abroad opportunities, and senior-year capstone courses that foster interdisciplinary training. The degree is designed to prepare students for a wide range of careers and graduate programs.

General Education - University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 28-29 Credits

Marine Science Major: 55-57 Credits

General Electives: 20-23 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128