Water covers 71 percent of the earth, and managing maritime resources is becoming increasingly important. The Maritime Studies Program at UWF prepares students to participate in our growing understanding and management of the maritime environment.
This interdisciplinary program integrates five primary fields of study:
* Minors in these fields are available online from UWF.
The program is enhanced with studies in:
Chart your own course with a customized Maritime Studies program that fits your career interests.
Flexibility is the hallmark of UWF's Maritime Studies Program. Students tailor their degree program to their individual interests. Core courses provide an overview of the main areas of study. Students complete their degree program with elective courses from a wide range of disciplines, such as anthropology/archaeology, marine biology, environmental studies, history, art history, literature, law, political science and leisure. Undergraduate students also complete a minor in their primary field of interest.
Immerse yourself in real-life field experiences. Maritime Studies students will also gain structured field experiences in sampling, recording, and other practical aspects of professional work in the field environment. Field study and internships in shipwreck archaeology and overseas history are available, and other field experiences can be designed.