Applied Fisheries Certificate

Department website: http://www.fishtechalaska.com

Sitka, e-Learning

The Certificate in Applied Fisheries offers students a broad training and background in fisheries, while also including courses encompasing broad areas of knowledge that support advanced learning. This program is articulated with the A.A.S. in Applied Fisheries and is intended to offer students practical skills and knowledge to enter careers in fisheries. Students may elect a certificate with an Aquaculture or Fisheries Management emphasis. The Certificate requires 3 credit hours of internship.

Alaskan Aquaculture Emphasis

Minimum Credit Hours 33
General Requirements 11
Program Requirements 22
General Requirements
Written and Oral Communication Skills
Select one of the following:3
*Fundamentals of Oral Communication 1
*Small Group Communication and Team Building 1
*Writing Across Contexts
*Writing and the Professions
Computational Skills
Select one of the following:4
Intermediate Algebra
*College Algebra for Calculus
*Survey of Statistics
Science Skills
Select one of the following:4
*Biology and Society
*Natural History of Alaska
*Fundamentals of Biology I
*Fundamentals of Biology II
*Introduction to General Chemistry
*Earth and Environment
Program Requirements
CIS S105Computer Literacy3
FT S120Fisheries of Alaska3
FT S122Alaska Salmon Culture I3
FT S222Alaska Salmon Culture II3
FT S291Fisheries Technology Internship3
FT S274Fish Biology3
Select one of the following:
OCN S101*Introduction to Oceanography3
or FT S270 Freshwater Ecology
Select one of the following:
FT S125Fish Pathology Lab1
or FT S223 Alaskan Aquaculture Lab
Total Credits33

Fisheries Management Emphasis

Minimum Credit Hours 33
General Requirements 11
Program Requirements 22
General Requirements
Written and Oral Communication Skills
Select one of the following:3
*Writing Across Contexts
*Writing and the Professions
*Fundamentals of Oral Communication 1
*Small Group Communication and Team Building 1
Computational Skills
Select one of the following: 4
Intermediate Algebra
*College Algebra for Calculus
*Survey of Statistics
Science Skills
Select one of the following:4
*Biology and Society
*Natural History of Alaska
*Fundamentals of Biology I
*Fundamentals of Biology II
*Introduction to General Chemistry
*Earth and Environment
Program Requirements
CIS S105Computer Literacy3
FT S120Fisheries of Alaska3
FT S211Fisheries Management Techniques3
FT S272Fisheries Management, Law and Economics3
FT S274Fish Biology3
FT S291Fisheries Technology Internship (Fisheries Technology Internship)3
Select one of the following:
OCN S101*Introduction to Oceanography3
or FT S270 Freshwater Ecology
Select one of the following:
FT S212Fisheries Management Techniques Lab1
or FT S125 Fish Pathology Lab
Total Credits33