“The ocean is our classroom” is the slogan for Texas A&M at Galveston, where the name of the game is maritime studies. TAMUG’s 10 academic departments, which include the Texas Maritime Academy (one of only five seacoast academics prepping students to become officers in the American Merchant Marines), all center on marine and maritime studies. Students, who refer to themselves as “Sea Aggies,” don’t spend all their time in the water, though; general academic requirements guarantee a well-rounded education, and both computer science and technical-writing instruction are integrated throughout the curriculum. Undergrads warn that “The science classes here are very hard.
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