Aquaculture and Aquarium Science Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
  Credits

CAS Core Requirements

42-46

 

Credits

Program Required Courses

65-68

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

 

BIO 106 - Biology II: Cellular/Molecular

4

BIO 200 - Human Genetics

OR

BIO 207 Organismal Genetics

4-5

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

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

Science and Mathematics Required Courses:

 

CHE 110 - Chemistry I

4

CHE 111 - Chemistry II

4

MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences

3

Business Administration Required Courses:

 

BUMG 200 or BUMG 200G - 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