Oceanography-Minor

Ocean Conservation Minor

Dive into a Career in Ocean Conservation

Oceans are the largest ecosystem on Earth. They are vital to our survival — and they need your help. The Post University ocean conservation minor provides you with the scientific analytical skills to critique negative human effects on the tropical marine ecosystem and assess creative and innovative solutions to these problems. With this minor, you can prepare for a career as a marine biologist, hydrologist or conservation advocate, as you add relevant skills to your environmental science, biology or other related degree program.

Program Highlights
The ocean conservation minor is designed to expose you to the wonders and vulnerability of the tropical ocean ecosystem. For a total of 15–16 credit hours, your ocean conservation minor courses include:

  • Exploring Environmental Issues OR Environmental Science: A Global Concern and Environmental Science: A Global Concern Lab
  • Ocean Conservation and Management
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Coral Reef Ecology and Restoration
  • Methods in Scientific Diving

You will have an opportunity to practice ocean conservation field methods and techniques during optional class diving trips to tropical waters organized by the University. (Open Water Diver certification is required to dive.)

Post University’s comprehensive approach emphasizes practical learning in addition to lectures from our professional faculty, who have real-world experience in ocean conservation. Their expertise, along with guidance from a personal academic advisor throughout your educational journey, helps to better prepare you for the next step after graduation.

Save our oceans and flourish in your degree program and future career. Add our Connecticut-based ocean conservation minor to our undergraduate biology or environmental science degree programs. Contact us today to request more information.

Curriculum
Ocean Conservation Minor
Total Credits
15-16 crs.   
ENV110 Exploring Environmental Issues OR ENV121 & ENV121L Environmental Science: A Global Concern
3-4 crs.   
ENV240 Ocean Conservation and Management
3 crs.   
ENV330 Physical Oceanography
3 crs.   
ENV410 Coral Reef Ecology and Restoration
3 crs.   
ENV440 Methods in Scientific Diving
3 crs.   

 
The university reserves the right to change or update the curriculum at any time. The university will notify students of any changes officially through the university website.

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