Aquaculture and Aquarium Science Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
  Credits

CAS Core Requirements

42-46

 

Credits

Program Required Courses

68-73

BIO 105/105L - Biology I: Ecology/Evolution (credits included in core requirements)

 

BIO 106/106L - Biology II: Cellular/Molecular

4

BIO 200/200L/200S - Genetics

OR

BIO 205/205L Fish Genetics

4-5

BIO 204/204L - Parasitology

4

BIO 221 - Principles of Aquaculture

3

BIO 222/222L - Techniques in Finfish and Shellfish Culture

4

BIO 223/223L - Health, Nutrition and Feeding of Cultured Organisms

4

BIO 232/232L - Microbiology

OR

BIO 234/234L Environmental Microbiology

4

MAR 250/250L - Marine Biology

4

BIO 323/323L - Principles of Aquarium Operations and Science

4

MAR 325 - Marine Science Speaker Series

1

BIO 495 - Advanced Biological Internship 6

Topic Area Program Required Courses (to be selected in consultation with advisor):

 

One Cellular and Molecular Topic Area course

3-4

One Ecology/Evolutionary Biology Topic Area course

3-4
One Physiology Topic Area course 3-5
Science and Mathematics Required Courses:  

CHE 110/110L - General Chemistry I/Lab

OR

CHE 150/150L - University General Chemistry I/Lab

4

CHE 111/111L - Chemistry II/Lab

OR

CHE 151/151L - University General Chemistry II/Lab

4
MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences 3

Business Adminsitration Required Courses:

 
BUMG 200 - Management 3
BUFI 302 - Personal Finance 3

Open elective courses (as needed to reach 120 credits)

variable

Highly Recommended Elective Credits:

 

CHE 307 - Quantitative Analysis

EDU 202 - Curriculum Theory and Design

SPC 100 - Effective Public Speaking

 

Minimum Required Total Credits

120

Graduation Requirements

A minimum grade of C- must be achieved in all science and mathematics courses used toward graduation in any of the programs in the Department of Biological Sciences. A 2.00 cumulative average in sciences is a requirement for graduation in any of the programs in the Department of Biology or Department of Marine Sciences.

 

Students in this major can participate in the pre-health graduate school preparation tracks.

https://www.une.edu/cas/programs/pre-health-graduate-school-preparation-tracks-non-degree