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Professor Micheline Labrie conducting research in the PrimaLoft biodegradability lab

Course List

For complete course descriptions, please view the Graduate Catalog.

Fall 2024 Course Schedule

CourseClass TimeLocationInstructor
MAR110 - Natural Hazards and the OceanTuTh 2:00PM - 3:15PMTBATBA
MAR 115 - Introduction to Climate SciencesOnlineOnlineMiles Sundermeyer
MAR 511 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems MoWe 11:15AM - 12:30PM MoWe 11:15AM - 12:30PMScience & Engr 105 SMASTE-247Steven Lohrenz
MAR 513 - Numerical Methods in Ocean SciencesMoWe 1:30PM - 2:45PMSMASTE-103Changsheng Chen
MAR 515 - Geological Oceanography TuTh 12:30PM - 1:45PM TuTh 12:30PM - 1:45PMSMASTW-204 Synchronous OnlineMark Altabet
MAR 520 - Thesis Proposal DevelopmentTuTh 9:30AM - 10:45PMSMASTW-204TBA
MAR 522 - Science Communication for Research Scientists: delivering effective messages to diverse audiencesFr 9:30AM - 12:00PM Fr 9:30AM - 12:00PMSynchronous Online SMASTE-101 and 102Gavin Fay
MAR 540 - Intro Fisheries Science MoWe 9:30AM - 10:45AMSMASTE-101Lauran Brewster
MAR 544 - Stock Assessment of Fishery ResourcesTuTh 11:00AM - 12:15PMSMASTE-101Steven Cadrin
 MAR 555 - Intro Phys Oceanography Mo 4:00PM - 5:15PM TuTh 3:30PM - 4:45PM TuTh 3:30PM - 4:45PMSMASTE-101 Synchronous OnlineMiles Sundermeyer, Geoffrey Cowles
MAR 565 - Pollutant Transport in the Environment TuThu 11:00AM - 12:15PMMain Campus (Room TBA)Daniel MacDonald
MAR 599 - Special Topics: Fundamentals of FlightTuTh 9:30AM - 10:45AMSMASTE-101Geoffrey Cowles
MAR 700 - Graduate Seminar: Estuarine and Ocean SciencesWe 12:30PM - 1:30PM We 12:30PM - 1:30PMSMASTE-101 SMASTE-102TBA
MAR 700 - Graduate Seminar: Fisheries OceanographyWe 3:00PM - 4:00PM We 3:00PM - 4:00PMSMASTE-101 SMASTE-102Adam Delargy

Non-MAR Courses

Course  Instructor Class Time Location
POL 663 - Ocean Policy and Law Chad McGuire Online Online


  • Any eligible student, in consultation with his/her advisor, may register for research credits under MAR 600: Master's Thesis Research, MAR 603: Pre-dissertation Research (before Comprehensive Exam), or MAR 701: Doctoral Dissertation Research (after Comprehensive Exam), which are offered every semester.
  • *Online courses may require special permission and/or additional fees/tuition that are not normally covered by TA and RA tuition waiver arrangements.
  • Students should consult with their advisor about which courses to take each semester since advisors determine the courses that count toward the completion of a degree.
  • View SMAST Spring 2024 Courses (PDF)
  • View SMAST Fall 2023 Courses (PDF)
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