Marine Science

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  • CAS MR 291: Undergraduate Marine Science Research
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: sophomore standing.
    Research in marine science for students at the sophomore level. Students design and implement a research project with a faculty member. Topic must be defined by time of registration. Course grade determined by performance and written report.
  • CAS MR 292: Undergraduate Marine Science Research
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: sophomore standing.
    Research in marine science for students at the sophomore level. Students design and implement a research project with a faculty member. Topic must be defined by time of registration. Course grade determined by performance and written report.
  • CAS MR 391: Undergraduate Marine Science Research
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: junior or senior standing.
    Research in marine science for students at the junior or senior level. Students design and implement a research project with a faculty member. Topic must be defined by time of registration. Course grade determined by performance and written report.
  • CAS MR 392: Undergraduate Marine Science Research
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: junior or senior standing.
    Research in marine science for students at the junior or senior level. Students design and implement a research project with a faculty member. Topic must be defined by time of registration. Course grade determined by performance and written report.
  • CAS MR 401: Senior Independent Work in Marine Science
    Laboratory or field research projects chosen under supervision of a Marine Science associated faculty member. Research topic must be defined at time of registration. Course grade determined by laboratory performance, written report, and oral presentation to the faculty. Successful completion of the full 8-credit course (MR 401/402) may lead to a degree with honors in the major; credit does not count toward major or minor (unless taken during Marine Semester).
  • CAS MR 402: Senior Independent Work in Marine Science
    Laboratory or field research projects chosen under supervision of a Marine Science associated faculty member. Research topic must be defined at time of registration. Course grade determined by laboratory performance, written report, and oral presentation to the faculty. Successful completion of the full 8-credit course (MR 401/402) may lead to a degree with honors in the major; credit does not count toward major or minor (unless taken during Marine Semester).
  • CAS MR 491: Undergraduate Research in Marine Science
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: junior or senior standing.
    Research in marine science for students at the junior or senior level. Students design and implement a research project with a faculty member. Topic must be defined by time of registration. Course grade determined by performance and written report.
  • CAS MR 492: Undergraduate Research in Marine Science
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: junior or senior standing.
    Research in marine science for students at the junior or senior level. Students design and implement a research project with a faculty member. Topic must be defined by time of registration. Course grade determined by performance and written report.
  • CAS MR 510: Marine Science Policy, Resource Management, and Public Debate
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: enrollment in the Marine Semester.
    This course addresses how scientists can target their research toward policy needs and then effectively communicate to the public and policy makers so that science might inform public policy. Taught during the Marine Semester.
  • CAS MR 533: Scientific Diving and Underwater Research Methods
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: enrollment in the Marine Semester, basic scuba diving certification, and consent of instructor.
    Introduces students to underwater research methods. Lecture and dive exercises include diving physics, diving physiology, dive planning, equipment, first aid, and data collection. This course fulfills American Academy of Underwater Sciences scientific diver training requirements. Taught in the Marine Semester.