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The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Marine Resources Management provides instruction in environmental sciences that is designed to allow students to apply specific knowledge of marine, coastal and wetlands areas to the business of managing natural resources. Emphasis is placed on the policies that govern the management of resources in marine, coastal and wetlands environments, as well as human interactions with those ecologies. The program explores the intersection of business, environmental science, and environmental policy, with a focus on ethical and sustainable decision-making in regards to marine, coastal and wetlands resources. The program augments the environmental science background with additional education in communication, business, management, critical thinking, sustainability, regulations, and policies.
The curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in careers related to the management of resources and human interaction with marine, coastal, and wetlands environments. This Marine Resources Management degree focuses on the environmental science knowledge and business and management skills required for students to enter professions involved in government and environmentally related professions focused on marine resources.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN MARINE RESOURCES MANAGEMENT DESCRIPTION
This degree includes courses in Marine Biology, Environmental Science, Coastal Wetlands Management, Environmental Policy and Management, Environmental Impact Analysis, Marine Policy and Management, and Marine Resources Sustainability. The degree is designed to prepare graduates for professions focused on marine resources, working with government entities, non-profit organizations, or private industry related to the management, development, or sustainability of coastal or wetland environments or ecologies.
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Marine Resources Management provides students with a broad based knowledge of several emerging fields of study, including environmental change, environmental policy, and sustainability. This degree is applicable for government and industry professions related to marine, coastal or wetlands environments and resources.
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Marine Resources Management, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of this program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).
|Writing for Managers||3.0 credit hours|
|Critical Thinking in Business||3.0 credit hours|
|Business Ethics||3.0 credit hours|
|U.S. Environmental Policy & Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Coastal Environmental Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Environmental Technology and Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Environmental Impact Analysis||3.0 credit hours|
|Environmental Change and Nature & Impact||3.0 credit hours|
|Relationship Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|GIS Data Analysis and Mapping||3.0 credit hours|
|Communication and Environmental Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|Marine Policy and Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Coastal Wetlands Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Estuaries & Coastal Ecology||3.0 credit hours|
|Coastal and Marine Environmental Policy||3.0 credit hours|
|Marine Resources Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|Marine Resources Capstone Course||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Environmental Change||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Marine Biology||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Sustainability||3.0 credit hours|
|Principles of Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Environmental Science||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Environmental Policy||3.0 credit hours|
|Interdisciplinary Studies 1||3.0 credit hours|
|Interdisciplinary Studies 2||3.0 credit hours|
|Interdisciplinary Studies 3||3.0 credit hours|
|Interdisciplinary Studies 4||3.0 credit hours|
|Interdisciplinary Studies 5||3.0 credit hours|
|Interdisciplinary Studies 6||3.0 credit hours|
|Interdisciplinary Studies 7||3.0 credit hours|
|( OR )|
|Organization and Technology of Information Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Macroeconomics||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Marketing||3.0 credit hours|
|Negotiation Communications||3.0 credit hours|
|Principles of Business||3.0 credit hours|
|Principles of Supervision||3.0 credit hours|
|Financial Management||3.0 credit hours|
* The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Environmental Science, Natural Science, Biological Science, and Marine Science are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean.
|English (6 Credit Hours)|
|English Composition I||3.0 credit hours|
|English Composition II||3.0 credit hours|
|Computer (3 Credit Hours)|
|Introduction to Computer Applications||3.0 credit hours|
|Communications (3 Credit Hours)|
|Speech||3.0 credit hours|
|Humanities / Fine Arts (3 Credit Hours)|
|American Literature||3.0 credit hours|
|Math (6 Credit Hours)|
|College Algebra||3.0 credit hours|
|College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher)||3.0 credit hours|
|Statistics (required)||3.0 credit hours|
|Social Science (3 Credit Hours)|
|Political Science||3.0 credit hours|
|Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)|
|Fundamentals of Nutrition||3.0 credit hours|
|Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)|
|Introduction to Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
|TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE||123 CREDITS|
Everglades University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
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