B.S. in Marine Biology
|1st Semester||(18 credits)|
MBIO2209/MBIO2219 Intro to Marine Biology & Lab
|2nd Semester||(18 credits)|
|3rd Semester||(16 credits)|
|4th Semester||(16 credits)|
BIOL1252 General Biology II
|5th Semester||(17 credits)|
|6th Semester (FDU's Field Station in Samana, Dominican Republic)||(15 credits)|
|7th Semester||(17 credits)|
PHYS2203 University Physics I
|8th Semester||(14 credits)|
1MATHEMATICS SEQUENCE: In the freshman year students are required to take either Precalculus or Calculus. The first-year course must be followed by a second mathematics course in sequence, i.e., Calculus I or Calculus II.
2FREE ELECTIVES: May be chosen from any courses offered at the university after consultation with an advisor.
ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS:Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with ethical theories and questions. This course could be in Philosophy or a course within a major program.
ORAL COMMUNICATION: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with public speaking and oral presentations, typically a course in Speech.
DISTANCE LEARNING REQUIREMENTS: All University students are required to complete one (1) on-line distance learning course during each academic level (freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year) of matriculation.
A total of fifteen (15) marine biology credits are taken at FDU’s field station in Samana, Dominican Republic during the spring semester. A three (3)-credit non-science distance learning course must be taken at the field station in Samana for a total of eighteen (18) credits.
A minimum of 129 credits is required for graduation.