Marine Policy Minor

Effective management of human activities in ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes areas is critical to our future.Effective management of human activities in ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes areas is critical to our future.

For more information contact Professor, Gregg Moore, (603)862-5138.

  1. The minor requires five courses for a total of 20 credits.
  2. Minimum of C- grade earned in each course.
  3. No more than 8 credits in the Major can be counted toward the minor.
MARI 705Introduction to Marine Policy: Understanding US Ocean, Coastal and Great Lakes Policy3
Select two courses from the following:
MARI #405Introduction to Marine Mammal Science and Policy3
CEE 520Environmental Pollution and Protection: A Global Context0 or 4
CEE 705Introduction to Sustainable Engineering3
MEFB #507Examining Marine Climate Changes on Appledore Island, ME2
MEFB 702Sustainable Marine Fisheries4
NR 437Principles of Sustainability4
NR 602Natural Resources and Environmental Policy4
NR 720International Environmental Politics and Policies for the 21st Century4
NR 754Critical Issues in Sustainability: Sense of Place2
NR 786Leadership for Sustainability4
PHIL 450Environmental Ethics4
NUTR 730From Seed to Sea: Examining Sustainable Food Systems4
POLT 444Politics and Policy in a Warming World4
Select at least one course from the following:
ESCI 501Introduction to Oceanography4
ESCI 502Beaches and Coasts4
MEFB 503Introduction to Marine Biology0 or 4
MEFB 535Marine Mammal Biology4
MEFB 674Ecology and Marine Environment4
MEFB 725Marine Ecology4
OE #521Power of the Sea: Scientific Discovery in the Ocean4
Additional approved courses:
ME 706Renewable Energy: Physical and Engineering Principles3
NR 403Introduction to Environmental Science4
NR 435Contemporary Conservation Issues and Environmental Awareness4
NR 784Sustainable Living - Global Perspectives4
NR 785Systems Thinking for Sustainable Solutions4
NR 795Investigations1-4
POLT 751Comparative Environmental Politics and Policy4
SOC 565Environment and Society4
SOC 665Environmental Sociology4