As a department of UC San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography offers degrees, minors, and more than 45 undergraduate courses covering a breadth of earth and marine sciences on a variety of different levels.
There are several introductory classes for non-majors, as well as upper-division courses intended for students in natural science majors. In addition to formal coursework, dozens of undergraduates benefit each year from individual and group research projects with Scripps faculty and researchers.
To view all of Scripps Institution of Oceanography Undergraduate programs, degrees, and minors check out our Undergraduate Curriculum.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography offers a variety programs to undergraduates from across the globe to gain experience in cutting-edge research at a world-renowned research institution. View our Undergraduate Research Programs for more information on Independent Research, Honors and BS/MS programs, Scripps Undergraduate Student Symposium, and grants and awards.
- Check out the Academic Internship Program (AIP) for more information on internship opportunities related to your academic and career goals.
- Visit UC San Diego's Career Center for guidance in determining and fulfilling your career goals.
- So You Think You Want to go to Graduate School? Check out the graduate school presentation hosted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
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Current UCSD Students:
Please submit your questions via the VAC. An advisor will respond to you within 1-3 business days.
Available Appointment Times
Monday - Thursday: 10:00AM - 11:30AM & 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Email an SIO Advisor and include your PID, brief description and 3 appointment times that work for you.
An advisor will contact you to confirm your appointment time.
All petitions and forms should also be sent to an SIO Advisor via email.