Maritime Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on the history, science, policy issues, and literature of the ocean. Includes instruction in maritime history, maritime law, maritime literature, oceanography, maritime security, and maritime politics. Is Maritime Studies the right major for you?
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Maritime Studies Major

What Courses Do Maritime Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Maritime Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • History
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Oceanography
  • Political Science

What other majors are related to Maritime Studies?