An illustration of corals, oil droplets and light through water.

Oceanography and Marine Sciences at Penn State

Undergraduate and Graduate Education

Clubs & Groups

Marine Science Society

Still want more? Go on field trips, attend special seminars, lectures, and films, learn about job opportunities, and help maintain the HUB Aquarium by joining this undergraduate club.


Study Abroad


Children looking into the HUB acquarium at corals and small fishes. Aquarium at the HUB

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Oceanography Courses at Penn State

The following is a listing of marine science and technology courses at Penn State. Please check the course catalog for the most up-to-date information.

ACS 597: Ocean Acoustics

ACS 597: Marine Bioacoustics

BIOL 482: Coastal Biology

BIOL 499A: Tropical Field Biology

EARTH 240: Coral Reef Systems

EM SC 440: Science Diving

EM SC 441: Advanced Science Diving

GEOSC 40: The Sea Around Us

GEOSC 410: Marine Biogeochemistry

GEOSC: 440: Marine Geology

METEO 22: The Oceans

METEO 451: Introduction to Physical Oceanography

WFS 452: Icthyology