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Fast Facts

Each year, the Marine Affairs Institute takes RWU Law students on an educational cruise on Narragansett Bay. This trip helps first year students  better understand many of the marine and maritime issues affecting Rhode Island and New England.

First Impressions

View of Cliff Walk



Marine Affairs Courses Eligible for Transfer to Law

Marine Affairs courses, each of which earns three credits, which would be eligible for transfer toward the law degree are:

  • Coastal Ecosystem Governance
  • Coastal Zone Law
  • Economics of Marine Resources
  • Federal Ocean Policy & Organization
  • Fisheries Law and Management
  • International Ocean Law
  • International Ocean Organizations
  • Marine Pollution Policy
  • Master's Project Research
  • Ocean Uses and Marine Sciences
  • Port Operations & Policy