Maritime Studies

MAST 1200: Introduction to Maritime Culture

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year.

A study of history and literature to understand the international maritime culture that links peoples, nations, economies, environments, and cultural aesthetics.

Eligibility Guidelines: Successful completion of two years of high school history and two years of high school English are recommended.


Instructor Certification Requirements:

The minimum requirements for certification in Maritime Studies are training in both English and History and graduate-level maritime coursework (preferred) or significant maritime experience.  Thus, applicants must have one of the following:

  • a Bachelor’s Degree in Maritime Studies
  • a Master’s Degree in English (or extensive literature teaching experience), coursework/teaching in history, and graduate-level maritime coursework (preferred) or significant maritime experience
  • a Master’s Degree in History (or extensive history teaching experience), coursework/teaching in English literature, and graduate-level maritime coursework (preferred) or significant maritime experience

This course may be team taught between a History and an English instructor.

Instructor Resources:

MAST 1200 Sample Syllabus 1 (PDF)
MAST 1200 Sample Syllabus 2 (PDF)
MAST 1200 Sample Syllabus 3 (PDF)