Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Marine Science, B.A.

Four-Year Academic Map 2020-2021

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2020-2021 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
MARE 171 (DB: Biological Science) 3
MARE 171L (DY: Science Laboratory) 1
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
Elective (Rec: MARE 100 ) 1
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
Credits 14

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MATH 125 or MATH 241 (FQ: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
MARE 201 (DP: Physical Science) 3
MARE 201L 2
MARE 282 3
Elective 3
Credits 17

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MARE 250 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
CHEM 161 3
CHEM 161L 1
GL: Language Arts 3
MARE 172 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 16

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MARE 265 3
CHEM 162 3
CHEM 162L 1
ENG 225 WI or ENG 287 WI 3
DS: Social Science I 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
Credits 16

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MARE 350 See note 1 or MARE Elective 3
MARE 350L See note 1 or MARE Elective 2
PHYS 151 or PHYS 170 See note 4 3
PHYS 151L or PHYS 170L See note 4 1
DS: Social Science II 3
MARE Block 1 Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MARE Block 1 Upper Elective 3
MARE 353 See note 1 or MARE Elective 3
MARE 353L See note 1 or MARE Elective 2
GE HPP (Rec: MARE 310 ) 3
COM 251 3
Credits 14

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MARE 470 See note 2, MARE 480 See note 3, or MARE Elective 3
MARE Block 1 Upper Elective 3
MARE Block 2 Elective 3
GE GCC 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MARE 471 See note 3, MARE 495 See note 2, or MARE Elective 3
WI Upper Elective 3
MARE Block 2 Upper Elective 3
MARE Block 2 Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes

  1. MARE 350-350L is offered in the Fall, MARE 353-353L in the Spring; Students should select either course and take an elective in the other semester.
  2. Both MARE 471 or MARE 480 satisfy the GE GCC Requirement. Students are required to take one GE GCC certified course to meet the General Education Requirements.
  3. MARE 470 and MARE 480 are offered in the Fall while MARE 495 is offered in the Spring. Please plan your schedule accordingly.
  4. Choose either: PHYS 151-151L or PHYS 170-170L
  5. Students must earn a minimum grade of "C-" in all required courses and prerequisite courses.
  6. The 300- and 400- level credits needed for graduation for all degrees in Marine Science are met in the process of completing the degrees.