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Fish Management & Aquaculture Sciences

Median Pay as a Fish and Game Warden
Fish and Game Warden Positions by 2024
Semesters until Graduation

Fish Management & Aquaculture Sciences

Fish Management & Aquaculture SciencesKey Program Features: Real-world experience, small class sizes, hands-on learning, professional opportunities, and an engaging faculty.

The Fisheries Resource Management and Aquaculture program prepares you for a career working with both game and non-game species for fish.

The program prepares students for positions with county and state water management agencies, state and federal Divisions of Natural Resources which require a two-year degree, and private enterprise aquaculture facilities.


 

The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Science in Fish Management and Aquaculture Sciences:

Fish Management & Aquaculture Sciences

  • Utilize current skills and techniques in fish and wildlife management to work effectively in a diversity of settings;
  • Collect, analyze, interpret, and apply fish population and habitat data;
  • Apply ecological and scientific understanding of natural systems to fish issues or problems, and to evaluate and manage fish habitats and populations;
  • Know environmental laws, regulations, and policy and understand their implications to fish and wildlife;
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with diverse audiences orally and in written form;
  • Work and behave ethically and appropriately as a fish professional; and,
  • Culture fish species at our campus fish hatchery.

 

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Hocking College

2017 - 2018 Associate of Applied Science in Fish Management and Aquaculture Sciences

Total Credit Hours:
60.0-61.00

Estimated Course Fees:
$3,557.00-$3,657.00

Class Hours: 27.0-28.0
Lab Hours: 55.0

Total Credit Hours:
60.0-61.0

Estimated Course Fees:
$3,557.00-$3,657.00

Class Hours: 27.0-28.0
Lab Hours: 55.0

 

Hocking College Reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.
  COURSE NO. FIRST SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  FMAQ-1110 Fish Culture I 1.50 5.00 4.00 $225.00
  FMAQ-1115 Hatchery Maintenance - Structure 1.00 2.00 2.00 $420.00
  ENGL-1510 English Composition I 4.00 0.00 4.00 $50.00
  EM-1108 CPR & First Aid for Comm. & Workplace 0.00 3.00 1.00 $200.00
  MATH-1103 Applied Mathematics 2.00 2.00 3.00 $182.00
  GS-1000 HC Cornerstone 1.00 0.00 1.00 $80.00
  NRM-1111 Natural Resources Equipment 0.00 2.00 1.00 $200.00
OR NRM-1110 Chain Saw Operations and Maintenance 0.00 2.00 1.00 $200.00
    Totals 9.50 14.00 16.00 $1,357.00

  COURSE NO. SECOND SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  FMAQ-2240 Fish Health 1.00 2.00 2.00 $95.00
  BIOS-1132 Field Biology 0.50 0.00 0.50 $10.00
  BIOS-1132L Field Biology Lab 0.00 3.00 1.50 $85.00
  BIOS-1170 Zoology 2.00 0.00 2.00 $10.00
  BIOS-1170L Zoology Lab 0.00 2.00 1.00 $95.00
  WLM-1156 Wildlife Ecology and Identification 1.50 0.00 1.50 $10.00
  WLM-1156L Wildlife Ecology and Identification Lab 0.00 3.00 1.50 $120.00
  NRM-1119 Natural Resources Welding 0.00 4.00 2.00 $300.00
  BIOS-2268 Ichthyology 1.50 0.00 1.50 $10.00
  BIOS-2268L Ichthyology Lab 0.00 3.00 1.50 $80.00
    Totals 6.50 17.00 15.00 $815.00

  COURSE NO. SUMMER SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  NRM-2296 Natural Resources Practicum & Seminar 1.00 7.00 2.00 $100.00
    Totals 1.00 7.00 2.00 $100.00

  COURSE NO. THIRD SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  FMAQ-2239 Pond Nuisance Control 0.50 1.00 1.00 $95.00
  NRM-2217 Aquatic Ecology 1.50 0.00 1.50 $10.00
  NRM-2217L Aquatic Ecology Lab 0.00 3.00 1.50 $80.00
  COMM-1130 Speech 3.00 0.00 3.00 $40.00
  NRM-1113 Watercraft Operation and Maintenance 0.00 2.00 1.00 $175.00
  GENV-1100 Stream Water Quality Monitoring(SL/CR) 0.00 2.00 1.00 $110.00
  GEO-1125 Map Reading and Interpretation 0.00 2.00 1.00 $95.00
  CHEM-1131 Environmental Chemistry 1.50 3.00 3.00 $100.00
  GEO-1104 Introduction to GPS and GIS 1.00 4.00 3.00 $300.00
OR BIOS-1160 Watershed Assessment 0.00 4.00 2.00 $200.00
    Totals 6.50-7.50 17.00 15.00-16.00 $905.00-$1,005.00

  COURSE NO. FOURTH SEMESTER Class Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Course Fee
  FMAQ-2220 Fish Culture II 1.50 5.00 4.00 $200.00
  FMAQ-2238 Fish Management (Capstone) 1.50 5.00 4.50 $150.00
  NRM-1114 How to Get Government Jobs 0.50 0.00 0.50 $30.00
  *** Social Science Elective 0.00 0.00 3.00  
    Totals 3.50 10.00 12.00 $380.00
FIRST SEMESTER
Course Hours: 9.50 Lab Hours: 14.00 Cost: $1,357.00

SECOND SEMESTER
Course Hours: 6.50 Lab Hours: 17.00 Cost: $815.00

SUMMER SEMESTER
Course Hours: 1.00 Lab Hours: 7.00 Cost: $100.00

THIRD SEMESTER
Course Hours: 6.50-7.50 Lab Hours: 17.00 Cost: $905.00-$1,005.00

FOURTH SEMESTER
Course Hours: 3.50 Lab Hours: 10.00 Cost: $380.00

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The Fish Management and Aquaculture Sciences program will qualify you for entry-level jobs such as fish technician, hatchery technician, aquaculturist, watershed coordinator, fish handler and fish research assistant.

 

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