Aquaculture Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to select, culture, propagate, harvest, and market domesticated fish, shellfish, and marine plants, both freshwater and saltwater. Includes instruction in the basic principles of aquatic and marine biology; health and nutrition of aquatic and marine life; design and operation of fish farms, breeding facilities, culture beds, and related enterprises; and related issues of safety, applicable regulations, logistics, and supply. Is Aquaculture the right major for you?
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Aquaculture Major

What Courses Do Aquaculture Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Aquaculture majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Mathematics
  • Physiology
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