Maritime Studies

Explore the UConn Maritime Studies website for departmental information. Course descriptions below correspond to the UConn undergraduate course catalog.

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 preferred requirements for UConn ECE Instructor certification in Maritime Studies is an instructor who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Maritime Studies and has completed graduate level coursework in both English and History. At a minimum, applicants with a Master’s Degree in English, History, or Education will be considered. Applicants with a Master’s Degree in Education should have a Bachelor’s Degree in English or History. Applicants missing evidence of relevant Maritime Studies coursework will be required to successfully participate in a spring semester worship series compromised of four synchronous virtual evening workshops.

Please Note: MAST 1200 may be team taught between a History and an English instructor where each have at least bachelor and some graduate-level training within their respective majors.

Instructor Resources:

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