Marine Sciences, Department of
Marine science is a field devoted to the study of coastal and oceanic processes. These studies cover a variety disciplines within the natural sciences (including biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and mathematics) specifically as they relate to the marine environment.
The Marine Science degree with hydrography emphasis is the only such undergraduate program in North America. The hydrographer is involved with every aspect of ocean data, and hydrographic surveyors are in demand in the offshore industry.