Aquaculture and Aquarium Science Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
  Credits

CAS Core Requirements

42-43

 

Credits

Program Required Courses

36-37

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

4

BIO 106 - Biology II: Cellular/Molecular

4

BIO 200 - Genetics or BIO 207 Organismal Genetics

5-4

BIO 204 - Parasitology

4

BIO 221 - Principles of Aquaculture

3

BIO 222 - Techniques in Finfish and Shellfish Culture

4

BIO 223 - Health, Nutrition and Feeding of Cultured Organisms

 4

BIO 232 - Microbiology or BIO 234 Environmental Microbiology

4

MAR 250 - Marine Biology

4

BIO 323 - Principles of Aquarium Operations and Science

4

MAR 325 - Marine Science Speaker Series

1

Program Required Credits Sub-Total

36-37

 

Credits

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

 

Physiological Topic Area

4

Ecological Topic Area

4

BIO 495 - Internship

6

Program Minimum Required Total Credits

50 - 51

 

Credits

Science and Mathematics Required Courses

 

CHE 110 - Chemistry I

4

CHE 111 - Chemistry II

4

MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences

3

 

Credits

Business Administration Required Courses

 

BUMG 200 - Management

3

BUFI 302 - Personal Finance

3

 

Credits

Highly Recommended Elective Credits

 

CHE 307 - Quantitative Analysis

5

CITM 100 - Introduction to Microcomputer Software

3

EDU 202 - Curriculum Theory and Design

3

SPC 100 - Effective Public Speaking

3

Open elective courses (as needed to reach 120 credits)

variable

Minimum Required Total Credits

120