Minor in Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries Ecology


This minor in Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries Ecology (SAFE) will expose students to aquaculture and fisheries management practices and help prepare them for a career as a developer, technologist, or researcher. This is an interdisciplinary minor program to be administered by the Department of Ocean Sciences in consultation with the Marine Institute. It is intended primarily for any student in the Faculty of Science but would be open to students in other faculties.

Students who take a minor in Aquaculture and Fisheries will complete 24 credit hours as follows:

  • Ocean Sciences 1000, 2001, 3000, 3002;Biology 4750 or geography 4300
  • One of Ocean Sciences 2000, 4000, 4122, 4601
  • One of Biology 2122, 3401, 3640, 3715, 4251, 4605
  • One of Biochemistry 3107, 3402, 4002, 4101, 4104, 4105, 4200, 4201.

Course prerequisites stipulated in the course descriptions shall apply to a minor in Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries Ecology.




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Tel: (709) 864-8000