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Fisheries Biology and Aquatic Conservation

The Fisheries track is designed for students whose primary interest is in the ecology and management of fishes and aquatic ecosystems. Our students learn about fish in aquatic ecosystems, fish ecology and biology and also the management of fisheries.This is appropriate for those with career goals in fish or aquatic ecosystem management, aquaculture, or graduate studies in applied fish biology. Students are offered career-related experience, and both practical and critical thinking skills.

Click here for a detailed list of Fisheries Biology course requirements and elective options.

Note: Here is a list of the course requirements  necessary for certification as a Fisheries Professional Associate by the American Fisheries Society.