Offered through the Biology Department, SEASIDE courses provide undergraduates with hands-on training in species identification, sampling, and other practical skills, while studying certain ecosystems or focusing on the biology of algae, plants, insects, sharks, birds, or marine mammals. Learn more about the SEASIDE program.
SEASIDE offers 20 courses in intensive 2-3 week format. Most are equivalent to a one-term course of 3 credit hours. One course (BIOL 3640) is 6 credit hours in intensive, all day 4 week format. These Biology (BIOL) courses may be cross-listed as Marine Biology (MARI), Oceanography (OCEA) Environmental Science (ENVS), or Geography (GEOG). Some are open to non-majors. Learn more about our course offerings.