Cal Maritime Oceanography 

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for a broad, foundational understanding of modern oceanography and hands-on directed research experience

Oceanography from the RV Questuary

A degree, a minor & courses in oceanography

 

Gain a theoretical background and practical skills in oceanography, apply foundational knowledge through hands-on research experiences and create a piece of original scholarship. 

The Oceanography Major  

Oceanographic Surveys

Applications to challenges in marine resource management

 

Develop workforce ready skills and professional networks that are crucial for successful placement after graduation. 

Oceanography Course Descriptions

International Experience

A global perspective on ocean literacy & stewardship

 

Be prepared to serve as a leader in the development of new ocean science knowledge and in responsible, evidence-based decision-making for managing ocean resources around the globe.

International Experience

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Cal Maritime Cadets Lead Fifth Graders on Marine Science Cruise

Cal Maritime Cadets Lead Fifth Graders on Marine Science Cruise

Sep 1, 2017

On Sunday, September 10, six students from California State University Maritime Academy led a Marine Science Cruise for 24 fifth graders and four administrators from Grace Patterson and Beverly Hills Elementary Schools. The project was part of the Visions of the Wild Festival....

Collaboration Involving Two Classes Brings Mutual Benefit

Collaboration Involving Two Classes Brings Mutual Benefit

Aug 1, 2017

A new initiative at Cal Maritime is creating collaboration between courses to enhance the quality of education for students....