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Undergraduate Studies

Exposure to a breadth of ocean expertise

The Department of Oceanography now offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Sciences. This program is new for the 2013/2014 academic year and will replace the Combined Honours Program.

As the first full major of its kind in Canada, the Ocean Sciences program addresses the growing demand among undergraduates to study the global ocean. This unique interdisciplinary program will educate students in the core oceanographic subdisciplines of physical, geological, chemical and biological oceanography as well as management, law, and policy aspects of the ocean.

Graduates of the Ocean Sciences program will have gained an appreciation of the interdisciplnary and collaborative approaches often required to arrive at meaningful solutions to environmental problems relating to the oceans. Graduates of this program will be well placed to continue their studies at the graduate level or join the growing work force within ocean industries.

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