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COASTAL ANTHROPOLOGY HUMAN IMPACTS ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

not only of the direction and destination, but responsible for each and every person on board. It taught me how to be adaptable and nimble in a dynamic environment and it gave me the opportunity to see the true meaning of teamwork.” LAUREN GILBERT, Miami University of Ohio, Geology Major

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites • Explore relationships between people and their ocean/coastal environment • Choose electives to tailor coursework • Engage in a place-based curriculum

SKILLS GAINED

• Advanced research methods across multiple sources including primary documents, secondary scholarly literature, and the internet • Test field observations against an academic knowledge base • Exceptional communication skills through oral presentations • Excellence in written work, through a writing intensive process that includes collaborative editing

COURSES & CREDIT Core Courses (Required) Maritime History & Culture (300-level, 4 cr.) The Ocean & Global Change (300-level, 4 cr.) Leadership in a Dynamic Environment (300-level, 3 cr.) Electives (Choose Two) Toward a Sustainable Ocean: Conservation & Management (300-level, 3 cr.) Data Communication & Visualization (300-level, 3 cr.) Cultural Landscapes & Seascapes: A Sense of Place (300-level, 3 cr.) Directed Oceanographic Research (300-level, 4 cr.) - OR - Practical Oceanographic Research (200-level, 4 cr.) 17-18 semester hour credits from Boston University

SPRING 2019 • SPRING 2020

THEMES

I never imagined that I would find myself at the helm of a 134’ ship, completely in charge

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