Concurrent Programs

Marine Science

Undergraduate students who meet the eligibility requirements of the Concurrent Program may take up to 12 credits of the following undergraduate and graduate courses.  These courses will be counted toward both the completion of their undergraduate degree at the beginning of the Marine Science (M.S.) degree.

Graduate Undergraduate
BIOL 4090 BIOL 4090
MARS 6050 MARS 4050
MARS 6060 MARS 4060
MARS 6070 MARS 4070
MARS 6080 MARS 4080
MARS 6090 MARS 4090
MARS 6030 MARS 4030
NSCI 6110, 6112 and NSCI 6900 MARS 4910 or 4920

Concurrent students planning to join the MSMS-T (thesis) track may take NSCI 6110 in Fall and NSCI 6112 in Spring for 1 credit each AND NSCI 6900 for 1 semester at 1 credit.
Concurrent students planning to joint the MSMS-A (non-thesis) applied track may take NSCI 6110 in Fall. NSCI 6112 and NSCI 6900 are not required for MSMS-A track.

Concurrent students interested in the MSMS-T option are required to find a MSMS faculty member who agrees to serve as their faculty advisor before applying for concurrent status. MSMS-A concurrent students will be advised by the MSMS Program Director.

For more information about applying to the Marine Science Concurrent Program, please contact

To view the descriptions of each of these courses, click here to use the Course Schedule database.