The Marine Biology major provides students with a strong foundation in basic biological concepts such as genetics, ecology, cell biology and marine systems as well as chemistry and mathematics. The plan of study provides the opportunity to choose elective courses from a wide variety of courses offered at Auburn University. In addition, students are required to take summer courses offered at marine labs around the United States, including Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Gulf Coast Research Lab. Students are also encouraged to consider internships and undergraduate research. Marine Biology graduates are well-prepared for advanced study in any marine science area or employment with marine labs, various governmental and nongovernmental agencies involved with coastal management and conservation, and tourism.
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