Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Marine Science, B.S.

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
CHEM 161 (DP: Physical Science) 3
CHEM 161L (DY: Science Laboratory) 1
MARE 171 (DB: Biological Science) 3
MARE 171L 1
Elective (Rec: MARE 100 ) 1
DS: Social Science I 3
Credits 15

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CHEM 162 3
CHEM 162L 1
MARE 201 3
MARE 201L 2
DS: Social Science II 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MARE 172 3
MATH 241 (FQ: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
MARE 250 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
CHEM 241 3
CHEM 241L 1
Credits 14

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MATH 242 4
MARE 265 3
CHEM 242 3
CHEM 242L WI 1
ENG 225 WI or ENG 287 WI 3
COM 251 3
Credits 17

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MARE 350 See note 1 or MARE Block 2 Elective 3
MARE 350L See note 1 or MARE Elective 2
MARE Block 1 Upper Elective 3
PHYS 151 or PHYS 170 See note 4 4
PHYS 151L or PHYS 170L See note 4 1
GEOL 111 3
Credits 16

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 152 or PHYS 272 See note 5 4
PHYS 152L or PHYS 272L See note 5 1
MARE 353 See note 1 or MARE Block 2 Elective 3
MARE 353L See note 1 or MARE Elective 2
MARE Block 1 Upper Elective 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
Credits 16

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MARE 470 See note 3, MARE 480 See note 2 (GE GCC) or MARE Upper Elective 3
GL: Language Arts 3
MARE 461 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
GE HPP (Rec: MARE 310 ) 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MARE 471 See note 2 (GE GCC), MARE 495 See note 3 (GE GCC) or MARE Upper Elective 3
MARE 440 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
WI Upper Elective 3
MARE 425 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. MARE 471 , MARE 480 , and MARE 495 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. Choose either: PHYS 152-152L or PHYS 272-272L
  6. Students must earn a minimum grade of "C-" in all required courses and prerequisite courses.