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Atmospheric science

This minor is designed for students interested in oceans and coastlines. The fundamental courses include topics in oceanography, physical oceanography, coastal morphology and process, marine geology, chemical oceanography, and marine ecology.

Coastline, Ocean

Program Highlights

The other three quarters of the Earth's surface.

An interdisciplinary view of the estuarine and marine environments.

Course Catalog

Review admission and course requirements for this degree: