From left, Chris Mills ’18 Marine Science, Sean Ryan Ph.D. student, and Assistant Professor Catherine Matassa working on a research project at UConn Avery Point (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo).

Marine Sciences Major

The Bachelor’s degree programs in Marine Sciences at UConn are designed to inspire you intellectually and challenge you academically. The core of the curriculum integrates courses in marine biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. Students specialize in a subdiscipline of the marine sciences through upper level Marine Sciences electives and through independent study with Marine Sciences faculty. Have a look through our brochure for more information: