The Certificate in Coastal and Marine Affairs


The Certificate in Coastal and Marine Affairs is designed for undergraduates who want a specialization in science, management, humanities of oceans and coasts. The certificate program provide students with a broad multidisciplinary approach. The courses range from natural sciences and social sciences to humanities, policy, and arts. Courses are offered either in the Modesto A. Maidique Campus or the Biscayne Bay Campus.

Admission Requirements: All currently registered, degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible. The certificate requires a total of 18 credit hours. Courses that are not on this list may be substituted with permission of the certificate director. Students should consult with the certificate director or the certificate advisor to identify available courses that satisfy course requirements. Please check advising information.

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No more than 9 credits total in biology, chemistry, and earth sciences may be used to satisfy the certificate requirements.

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