Marine Affairs, B.A., B.S.

The Marine Affairs B.A. is an interdisciplinary study of the effective marine and coastal management. Subject areas include management of fisheries and marine ecosystems, coastal management, and maritime transportation and ports. The B.S. program puts a heavier emphasis on science and mathematics, with specialty areas that include: fisheries and marine ecosystems, coastal management, maritime transportation and ports, and ocean policy. This degree provides a strong educational background for continued study in law—especially environmental, fishery, coastal zone, admiralty, and ocean law.


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College of the Environment and Life Sciences


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BA: Marine Affairs


BS: Marine Affairs


Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete at least 24 units and have an overall GPA of at least 2.00
  • Complete URI 101