Department of Coastal Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology

The Department of Coastal Sciences conducts a Bachelor of Science program in partnership with the Department of Biological Sciences. The program is designed to provide students with a solid background in the biology of marine and coastal organisms, with emphasis on field opportunities and to prepare graduates for a career in Marine Biology. The degree is conferred by the Department of Biological Sciences.

Courses required for this degree are linked below. Students interested in further information concerning this program are urged to contact:

Darcie Graham
Academic Programs Coordinator
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
228.818.8887
Darcie.graham@usm.edu

Margaret Firth
Admissions Specialist
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
228.818.8852
Margaret.firth@usm.edu

or

Department of Biological Sciences – Gulf Coast
Dr. Jennifer Walker, Associate Dean & Associate Professor
Jennifer.walker@usm.edu.
228.214.3332 (Office)
228.865.4507 (Department)

Department of Biological Sciences – Hattiesburg
601.266.4748 (Department)

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