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OCN Sample Schedules

Students in the Oceanography Program pursue an M.S. degree in Marine Studies with a Concentration in Oceanography or a Ph.D. in Oceanography. Below are sample schedules for each.

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OCN MS Sample Schedule

Fall Year 1

MAST 602 Physical Oceanography

MAST 627 Marine Biology

MAST 853 Oceanography Seminar

Spring Year 1

MAST 637 Geological Oceanography

MAST 646 Chemical Oceanography

Marine Policy or approved outside requirement

Research proposal and committee formation

Fall Year 2

Research

Electives

Spring Year 2

Research

Electives

Thesis Defense
 

OCN PhD Sample Schedule

Fall Year 1

MAST 602 Physical Oceanography

MAST 627 Marine Biology

MAST 853 Oceanography Seminar

Spring Year 1

MAST 637 Geological Oceanography

MAST 646 Chemical Oceanography

Marine Policy or approved outside requirement

Research proposal and committee formation

Fall Year 2

Research

Electives

MAST 853 Oceanography Seminar

Qualifying examination

Spring Year 2 - Spring Year 4

Research

Electives

MAST 853 Oceanography Seminar

Fall Year 5 (or before)

Research

Dissertation defense

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