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Fisheries and Marine Institute (2020/2021)
6 Degree Program Regulations
6.1 Bachelor of Maritime Studies
6.1.1 Maritime Management Major
  • Students must complete 39 credit hours in addition to the work which was required under their category of admission.

  • The required and elective courses are listed in Table 2 Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Maritime Management Major.

  • A maximum of 9 transfer credit hours applicable to the degree may be used to meet the degree requirements.

  • When transfer credit has been granted for a course(s) taken to satisfy the requirements for admission, students must take an additional elective University course(s).

  • To meet the academic requirements for a Bachelor of Maritime Studies a candidate shall successfully complete the following program with a minimum overall average of 60% and a minimum numeric grade of 50% in each course required for the degree unless stated otherwise within the course description.

  • Students must take 39 credit hours with 21 credit hours from the required courses and 18 credit hours from the electives.

  • At least three electives must be chosen from Group A and at least one elective must be chosen from Group B.

Table 2 Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Maritime Management Major

Required Courses

Group A Electives

Group B Electives

6.1.2 Safety Management Major
  • Students must complete 39 credit hours in addition to the work which was required under their category of admission.

  • The required and elective courses are listed in Table 3 Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Major in Safety Management.

  • When transfer credit has been granted for a course(s) taken to satisfy the requirements for admission, students must take an additional elective University course(s).

  • To meet the academic requirements for a Bachelor of Maritime Studies a student shall successfully complete the program with a minimum overall average of 60% and a minimum numeric grade of 50% in each course required for the degree unless stated otherwise within the course description.

  • Students must take 39 credit hours with 27 credit hours from the required courses and 12 credit hours from the electives.

  • At least two electives must be chosen from Group A and at least one elective must be chosen from Group B.

Table 3 Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Safety Management Major

Required Courses

Group A Electives

Group B Electives

6.1.3 Safety Management Minor
  1. Students who are completing a degree program which provides for the completion of a Minor may complete a Minor in Safety Management.

  2. Declaration of the Minor in Safety Management may be made at the time of application to the University or by means of the Declaration/Change of Academic Program form following admission to the University.

  3. A maximum of 9 credit hours from the Major may be used to satisfy the requirements of the Minor.

  4. A Minor in Safety Management shall be comprised of the following Safety Management courses: MARI 4004, 4101, 4104, 4107, 4109, 4110 and 4111 as well as 3 credit hours chosen from MARI courses within the Group A Electives in Table 3 Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Safety Management Major.

  5. Students who have taken courses appropriate to their Minor at another university are required to complete at least 15 credit hours in courses from the Minor subject at this University.