The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy is a multidisciplinary program in which students gain a solid foundation in the biological, chemical, and physical sciences, together with environmental policy and natural resource conservation and management. Students also have a choice of guided electives to provide a personal focus in the program.
Specifically, the B.S. in Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy is designed to:
Monmouth University offers students access to fully equipped classrooms and teaching laboratories during their studies. These facilities are complemented by an array of state-of-the art sampling equipment, small research vessels, and undergraduate faculty research laboratories where students gain hands-on experience in applied science by participating in faculty-sponsored research projects such as:
Students also participate in collaborative research projects with other colleges and universities, government agencies, community and civic organizations, and environmental organizations through the University’s Urban Coast Institute and our affiliation with institutions such as the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium and the Cape Eleuthera Institute.
All undergraduate programs at Monmouth University include Experiential Education as part of the requirements for graduation. Experiential Education links career-related experience with classroom learning. Examples of available experiential education opportunities for students enrolling in the B.S. in Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy include: