Alaskan Mariculture O.E.
Department website: https://uas.alaska.edu/career_ed/fisheries/index.html
This occupational endorsement provides training for students interested in careers in mariculture. Courses introduce students to the fundamentals of marine mariculture and provide knowledge and applied training on rearing shellfish, seaweed, and other marine organisms. The knowledge and skills learned in this program are essential to workforce development in the mariculture sector.
|Minimum Credit Hours
|*Introduction to Oceanography
|Introduction to Mariculture
|Cold Water Survival
|Alaskan Aquaculture Lab
|Small Vessel Operator
|Outboard Motor Maintenance
Provide students with a broad understanding of mariculture, the mariculture industry and best practices.
Provide students with an understanding of Oceanography and Oceanographic conditions necessary to foster healthy mariculture species growth.
Provide students with the basic seamanship skills necessary to maintain, safely operate, and respond to emergencies while navigating small vessels in coastal Alaskan waters.