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Program Requirements

The Center for Coastal Marine Sciences offers a B.S. and a M.S. through the Biological Sciences Department. Specific program requirements vary depending on concentration for undergraduates and course of study for graduate students.


Program requirements for undergraduates in the Biological Sciences Department vary depending on which concentration the student chooses. In general the degree consists of 72 units of general education and 60 units of upper division coursework.


The Center for Coastal Marine Sciences at Cal Poly offers a Masters of Science through the Biologial Sciences Department. This degree offers both breadth and depth to students. Faculty are involved in a wide range of research programs and graduate students play an itegral role in these programs. The M.S. degree requires 45 units of coursework.

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