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Course List

For complete course descriptions, please view the Graduate Catalog.

MAR Courses

MAR 110: Natural Hazards & the Ocean

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Tues/Thurs (lecture); 2:00-3:15 pm; LARTS, Rm TBD
Instructor: W. Brown

MAR 115: Introduction to Climate Sciences

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Online
Instructor: M. Sundermeyer

 

MAR 513: Numerical Methods in Ocean Sciences
 
Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Fri, 10:00 am-12:30 pm; lecture
Instructor: C. Chen

MAR 515: Introduction to Geological Oceanography

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Tues/Thurs; 11:00 am-12:15 pm; SMAST West, Rm 204
Instructor: C. Pilskaln

MAR 527: Fisheries Management

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Tues/Thurs; 11:00 am-12:15 pm; SMAST East, Rm 101
Instructor: S. Cadrin

MAR 540: Introduction to Fisheries Science 

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Mon/Wed (lecture); 9:30-10:45 am; SMAST East, Rm 132
Instructor: K. Stokesbury

MAR 555: Introductory Physical Oceanography 

Credits: 3 
Date/Time/Place: Tue/Thurs (lecture); 3:30-4:45 pm and Recitation (optional) Mon, 4:00-5:15 pm; SMAST West 204
Instructor: G. Cowles, M. Sundermeyer

MAR 599: Special Topic: Fish Behavior, Fishing Gear and Conservation Engineering in Marine Capture Fisheries   

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Tue (lecture); 12:30 - 3:00 pm; SMAST East 101
Instructor: P. He

MAR 599: Special Topic: Ecological Mechanics

Credits: 3 
Date/Time/Place: Fully remote; online day school
Instructor: G. Cowles

MAR 599: Special Topic: Introduction to Environmental Fluid Dynamics

Credits: 3 
Date/Time/Place: Mon/Wed (Lecture); 3:00 pm-4:15 pm; Main Campus, Rm # TBA
Instructor: D. MacDonald

MAR 599: Special Topic: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Credits: 3 
Date/Time/Place: Mon/Wed (lecture); 11:15 am-12:30 pm; SENG 105 & SMAST East 247 
Instructor: S. Lohrenz

MAR 599: Special Topic: Estuarine Nitrogen Dynamics   

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Wed. (lecture and student presentations); 3:30 - 5:00 pm; SMAST West 204
Instructor: B. Howes.

MAR 610 / CEN 430: Ocean Turbulence
 
Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Tu, 9:30-10:45 am; Th 9:30 am-12:00 pm, lecture, SMAST East, Rm 101
Instructor: D. MacDonald

MAR 640: Global Marine Biogeochemical Cycles

Credits: 3 
Date/Time/Place: Tue/Thur (lecture); 8:45 am-10:00 am; SMAST East 101
Instructor: M. Altabet

MAR 656: Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics  

Credits: 3 
Date/Time/Place: Tue/Thur (lecture); 10:00 am-11:15 am; SMAST East 103
Instructor: A. Gangopadhyay

MAR 700-01: Graduate Seminar, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences

Credits: 1 
Date/Time/Place: 
Wed (seminar); 12:30 pm-1:30 pm; SMAST East 101 &102
Instructor: TBD

MAR 700-02: Graduate Seminar, Fisheries Oceanography

Credits: 1
Date/Time/Place: Wed (seminar); 2:30-3:30 pm; SMAST East 101 &102
Instructor: K. Stokesbury


Non-MAR Courses

POL 663: Ocean Policy and Law
Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Online*
Instructor: C. McGuire


NOTES:

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.

MAR 105: Introductory Ocean Science Online Course

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Online course
Instructor: M. Sundermeyer

MAR 115: Introduction to Climate Sciences

Credits: 3 
Date/Time/Place: Tues/Thurs; 2:00-3:15 pm (lecture); synchronous online
Instructor: A. Gangopadhyay

MAR 510: Introduction to Chemical Oceanography

Credits: 3 
Date/Time/Place: Tues/Thurs; 4:00-5:15 pm (lecture); synchronous online
Instructor: M. Altabet

MAR 530: Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Wed/Fri; 10:30-11:45 am; synchronous online
Instructor: G. Fay

MAR 545 / BIO 545: Biological Oceanography

Credits: 4
Date/Time/Place: Mon/Wed/Fri, 9:00-9:50 am, (lecture), synchronous online; Mon. 2:00-4:45 pm, (lab), synchronous online

Instructor: J. Turner

MAR 572: Environment and Resource Economics and Policy 

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Tues/Thurs; 2:30-3:45 p.m.; synchronous online
Instructor: R. Griffin

MAR 599 / MNE 490: Special Topic: Marine Science Fundamentals of Flight

Credits: 3
Date/Time/Place: Tues/Thurs; 9:30-10:45 am; synchronous online
Instructor: G. Cowles

MAR 675: Scientific Writing

Credits: 3 
Date/Time/Place: Tues/Thurs; 11:00 am-12:15 pm; synchronous online
Instructors: K. Stokesbury

MAR 700-01: Graduate Seminar, Estuarine and Ocean Science

Credits: 1 
Date/Time/Place: Wed (seminar); 12:30-1:30 pm; synchronous online
Instructor: C. Pilskaln

MAR 700-02: Graduate Seminar, Fisheries Oceanography

Credits: 1
Date/Time/Place: Wed (seminar); 2:30-3:30 pm, seminar; synchronous online
Instructor: S. Cadrin


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.

 

NOTE: Students should consult with their advisor about which courses to take each semester since advisors determine the courses that count toward completion of a degree.

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