Marine Sciences (BS)
The Marine Sciences major at the University of Connecticut provides students the opportunity to study the biological, chemical, geological and physical environment of the oceans. This field-intensive program focuses on understanding the ocean environment and human impacts on coastal habitats. Courses are designed to provide a solid foundation in science and mathematics. Experiential learning opportunities, internships, study abroad and senior-year capstone courses allow for interdisciplinary studies and hands-on learning. The Marine Sciences major at UConn prepares graduates for employment in environmental consulting, regulatory agencies and research institutions, and for graduate studies.