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BA in Marine Science Boston University

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Summary

The BA in Marine Science, offered through the BU Marine Program (BUMP), provides a rigorous, interdisciplinary education in marine science, with courses in biological, chemical, geological, and physical oceanography. All Marine Science majors complete the Marine Semester, an intellectually and physically challenging sequence of four month-long, research-based courses.

The BA in Marine Science prepares graduates for marine-related positions in commercial, educational, governmental, and nonprofit organizations and for admission to graduate school in a range of fields (e.g., environmental science and policy, marine biology, oceanography, etc.).

The Marine Science Major: Overview

The Marine Science major provides a strong foundation in science and math via eight required related courses in biology, chemistry, calculus, physics, and statistics. Additionally, all students are required to take Oceanography (CAS ES 144), Marine Biology (BI 260), three “marine breadth” courses, and the Marine Semester. During the Marine Semester, students choose four courses from approximately 12 diverse course offerings.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study BA in Marine Science.

Full Time (Minimum of 128 credits)

Tuition fees

$54,720.00 (40,10,943) per year

From

21 Jan, 02 Sep

Venue

College of Arts and Sciences

725 Commonwealth Avenue,

BOSTON,

Massachusetts,

02215, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Apply as a first-year student if you are currently in your last year of high school, have completed high school, are a GED recipient, or have completed a high school equivalency exam.

English Proficiency Testing Results:

Students who are most competitive for admission will have a composite score of at least 90-100 and minimum scores of 20 in each section.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - A total/overall score of 7 or higher will also satisfy BU’s English Language proficiency requirement for all programs.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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