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The Five College Coastal & Marine Sciences Program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum to undergraduate students enrolled in the five colleges (University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Hampshire College, and Amherst College). Through field trips and active affiliations with some of the nation's premier centers for marine study, students engage in hands-on research to complement course work. Many students who participate in the program go on to advanced study or professional work in various areas of marine science.
Faculty from both natural and social sciences teach courses in the program. The disciplines represented include biology, botany, chemistry, ecology, engineering, wildlife management, geography, geology, physics, and zoology in the natural sciences, and government, public policy, and economics in the social sciences. None of the colleges offers a major in Marine Science, but Smith College does offer a minor. Students may earn a Certificate in Coastal and Marine Sciences at Smith, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges, and at the University of Massachusetts.