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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Marine Science and Technology (MS) - Non-Thesis Track

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Program Requirements

Complete 33 credits from at least ten courses including three core courses, one School for the Environment seminar, one capstone course, and 15 to 16 credits of electives.

Capstone: Complete a project as part of ENVSCI 698 .

Minimum grade: No courses with grade below B can be applied to the program. Students who earn B- in two courses will be considered no longer in good standing and may be dismissed from the program. Students who receive a grade below C in any graduate course will be dismissed from the program.
Grading basis: Courses must be taken graded unless the course is only offered on a satisfactory.unsatisfactory basis.
GPA: A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required from all courses applied toward the program.
Residency: Graduate course credits earned at another institution, as a non-degree student, or in another department may only be applied to the program with approval from the dissertation committee and graduate program director.
Course level: No more than one course taken at UMass Boston at the 300/400-level may be applied toward the program with approval of the thesis/project advisor and graduate program director.
Statute of limitations: Six years.

Course Requirements

School for the Environment Seminar (2 Credits)

All MS students must attend seminar each week throughout their enrollment in the program but will receive no more than 2 credits for seminar.

Capstone Course (6 Credits)

Electives (15 to 16 Credits)

Complete courses and independent research hours to fulfill the 33 credit hour requirement.

Students may select from any of the courses above not already taken or from 600-level or higher courses approved by their faculty mentor.

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