Bachelor's Degrees in Aquaculture & Fisheries in United States

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Studying Aquaculture & Fisheries

Aquaculture and fisheries degrees study aspects of plants and animals living in all types of water for commercial purposes. Aquaculture and fisheries include the production of seafood, shellfish and plant species used for food, but also for pharmaceutical and biotechnology products.

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The U.S. is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the world. It has an internationally renowned education system, and offers a huge variety of English-language courses and speciality degrees.

83 Aquaculture & Fisheries Bachelor's degrees in United States

B.Sc. Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences

The fisheries and wildlife science program is a professional program designed to prepare qualified field and research biologists, as well as to provide a sound foundation for those students who intend to pursue graduate studies in wildlife biology, fisheries biology or field ecology. 

B.Sc. Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences

Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences undergraduates at Oregon State University are making a difference by learning about and putting into practice the conservation of biodiversity, management of fish and wildlife, and protection of terrestrial, aquatic, and marine habitats through a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences.

B.Sc. Wildlife and Fisheries Science

If you want to work for a state for government agency, like the Forest Service, Game and Fish or the Environmental Protection agency, or are interested in science, animals, conservation and the environment, you should major in wildlife and fisheries sciences at ENMU. 

Bachelor Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture - Conservation Law Enforcement Concentration

Students who intend to pursue one or more advanced degrees should select this concentration, as it designed for preparation for graduate school. Employment with this bachelor of science program is possible, but competition for jobs is intense and salaries can be low. Students who complete this concentration are eligible for certification by The Wildlife Society but are not qualified to become Registered Foresters in Mississippi.

B.Sc. Aquaculture and Fishery Technology

This major, offered by the Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science (AFS), prepares students for professional or technical careers in aquaculture or fisheries-oriented occupations. It is sufficiently broad to allow for specialization in either fisheries or aquaculture science and technology. Students who demonstrate superior ability in the basic sciences and wish to continue their professional training can select a course curriculum that will both prepare them for graduate school and provide a broad overview in fisheries and aquaculture science and technology.

Bachelor Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

In urban areas and remote wildernesses, the health of wild animal populations is enormously affected by human activities. Majors in wildlife, fish and conservation biology study the relationships between human needs—including recreation, resource use and hunting—and wildlife needs for shelter and habitat preservation. 

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
B.Sc. Fisheries and Wildlife Biology

The department offers a four year program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology. Students completing this program are qualified to obtain positions with state, federal and private fisheries and wildlife organizations.

College of Arts & Sciences
B.Sc. Marine Biology

Explore the physical sciences and discover the intricacies of the marine world. New species and new aspects of the ocean are constantly being revealed, and you'll gain the tools to become an expert in the world's largest laboratory.

Bachelor Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture - Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture Concentration

Students who intend to pursue one or more advanced degrees should select this concentration, as it designed for preparation for graduate school. Employment with this bachelor of science program is possible, but competition for jobs is intense and salaries can be low. Students who complete this concentration are eligible for certification by The Wildlife Society but are not qualified to become Registered Foresters in Mississippi.

B.Sc. Zoology - Fisheries Biology

The Zoology major at SIU Carbondale prepares students to work for conservation agencies; enter medical, veterinary, or other professional schools; undertake graduate studies; or follow a wide variety of other career paths in the life sciences.

B.Sc. Fishery Resources

From protecting endangered fish species, to rebuilding fishery stock, to restoring fish habitats, professionals in this field work to support healthy fish resources for the benefit of the economy, food supply, environment, recreation and more.

B.Sc. Wildlife Ecology (with concentration in Fisheries)

The fisheries concentration curriculum enables students to explore the scientific and applied aspects of fisheries ecology and management and gain experience in field, laboratory, and analytical methods. Students enrolled in this concentration often are active in the University’s student chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture
B.Sc. Wildlife and Fisheries Biology and Management

The wildlife and fisheries biology and management (WFBM) curriculum is designed to develop an appreciation for the cultural, recreational, economic and ecological values of our fisheries and wildlife resources and to train students for positions in management, research, and law enforcement. It is a professional degree within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Bachelor Marine Science

Marine science is the study of the marine environment and its interactions with the earth, the biosphere, and the atmosphere. It is therefore an interdisciplinary science requiring knowledge of the principles of physics, geology and geophysics, mathematics, chemistry, and biology. 

School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Bachelor Conservation Ecology

With ever increasing pressures placed on our natural resources by a burgeoning human society and new threats such as global climate change, it is more important now than ever to create a core group of natural resource professionals and academics who are willing to devote their lives to educating our public and preserving our Earth. To this end, we are offering an interdisciplinary, undergraduate program in Conservation Ecology.

B.Sc. Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Utah State University is the only university in the state with a college devoted to the study of natural resources, and the fisheries and aquatic science program is one of the few programs in the nation where students have the opportunity to focus on freshwater fish populations.

B.Sc. Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

The Wildlife and Fisheries Biology program offered by University of Vermont focuses on the biology, ecology, management, and conservation of animal populations that range from species common enough to be hunted/fished to species that are endangered. 

Bachelor Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Juniata's mission is to provide an engaging personalized educational experience empowering our students to develop the skills, knowledge and values that lead to a fulfilling life of service and ethical leadership in the global community.

B.Sc. Wetland Science

Students in the B.S in Natural Resources Ecology and Management have nine options for specialization. Three options are oriented to the management of animal populations and their habitats, two options focus on conservation and restoration of habitats, three options prepare students for ecological restoration and forest management, and one option prepares students for veterinary school.

Bachelor Fisheries

As a student in Fisheries at Auburn University, you’ll study a curriculum intensive in chemistry and the biological sciences, which will prepare you well for the rigors of medical or veterinary school or similar graduate and professional programs.

B.Sc. Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

At a time when natural resources face ever-increasing demands, Texas A&M University graduates are prepared to meet the challenges. WFSC is a national leader in programs for managing and conserving wildlife and fisheries resources.

B.Sc. Fisheries and Wildlife Management

Fisheries and Wildlife Management programs place a strong emphasis on understanding the relationship between organisms and their habitats by blending a conceptual understanding of fish and wildlife ecology and population dynamics with practical skills obtained during laboratory and field exercises.

B.Sc. Aquatic Biology - Aquatic Systems

This discipline includes the study of lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands and organisms such as bacteria, protozoa, invertebrates, insects, fish, aquatic plants and more. Aquatic biology also includes the study of the abiotic such as nutrients, light and pollution, and how these in turn affect the system in question.

B.Sc. Fisheries Biology

The Fisheries Biology program at Humboldt State University is designed to produce graduates who can assess, develop and manage fish populations and fish habitats, as well as recreational and commercial fisheries. However, the program is broad enough to allow students to prepare for work in other areas such as fish population dynamics, systematics, marine and freshwater aquaculture, fish disease management, aquatic ecology, marine ecology, and water pollution.

B.Sc. Aquatics BA

One of the country’s most comprehensive aquatics degree programs is here at Ball State. Established in 2002, the bachelors (4 year) degree in aquatics was the first truly aquatic specific program in the United States. Those seeking a major in aquatics ( BA or BS in aquatics) dive into a well-rounded curriculum aimed at diverse and satisfying aquatics careers.

College of Applied Sciences and Technology
B.Sc. Marine Biology

The Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology encompasses a rigorous curriculum stressing a strong foundation in biological sciences as well as chemistry, math, physics and oceanography as preparation for further study in graduate school, and for a broad range of careers.

B.Sc. Fish Conservation

Ranked one of the top programs in the nation, the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation offers educational and research programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. All students completing undergraduate degree requirements receive a Bachelor of Science in Fish and Wildlife Conservation with majors in Fish Conservation or Wildlife Conservation. 

B.A. Marine Sciences

The Bachelor’s degree programs in Marine Sciences at UConn are designed to inspire you intellectually and challenge you academically. The core of the curriculum integrates courses in marine biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. Students specialize in a subdiscipline of the marine sciences through upper level Marine Sciences electives and through independent study with Marine Sciences faculty. Student’s scientific training is bolstered with courses in policy, law, economics, and resource management of the oceans.

B.Sc. Biology (concentration in Marine Biology)

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in biology is the degree recommended for students contemplating a career in biological or biomedical sciences.  The B.S. degree requires either Calculus II or statistics, organic chemistry, and physics corequisites.  As part of the biology major, students may elect to complete requirements in specified sub-disciplines in the biological sciences. 

B.Sc. Marine and Aquatic Biology

Students interested in marine biology are encouraged to enroll in marine and freshwater biology courses at Bowling Green State University. The program, unmatched at Ohio universities, offers courses in aquatic and marine science and provides the opportunity to earn an undergraduate degree in biology with an emphasis in marine and freshwater science. 

B.A. Fisheries

The undergraduate programs in fisheries offer students broad education and training, preparing graduates to work as professionals in fisheries management, research, conservation, education, policy, harvest and marketing organizations. The programs also provide a solid foundation for graduate study for students contemplating careers in advanced research and management, administration or teaching.

B.Sc. Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

Conservation and management are two very important words when it comes to the wildlife and fish that inhabit this world. Wildlife populations that struggle with declining populations need professionals who oversee plans to protect them as a species, while populations with the opposite problem of overwhelming numbers are equally reliant on professionals to intervene in managing their numbers.

B.Sc. Marine Sciences

The Bachelor’s degree programs in Marine Sciences at UConn are designed to inspire you intellectually and challenge you academically. The core of the curriculum integrates courses in marine biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. 

B.Sc. Fisheries

Mansfield University offers the only undergraduate Fisheries degree in Pennsylvania and the most complete undergraduate Fisheries program in the country. MU Fisheries interns and graduates have been placed across the United States, establishing Mansfield as a major center for Fisheries Education. Graduates are, therefore, very competitive for employment and graduate school opportunities. 

B.Sc. Ecosystem Science and Restoration - Aquatic Option

Are you interested in ecology and how ecosystems work, solving pressing environmental problems, or helping to restore degraded ecosystems? Earn a B.S. or a minor in Ecosystem Sciences & Restoration (ESR) at the University of Montana and gain the foundational knowledge needed to start a successful career in ecology or ecosystem restoration.

B.Sc. Fisheries and Aquaculture

The School of Renewable Natural Resources offers a B.S in Natural Resource Ecology and Management. The curriculum is diverse with opportunities to study wetlands, wildlife, conservation biology, fisheries, aquaculture, forestry, habitat management, and law enforcement. 

B.Sc. Marine Biology

The B.S. degree in Marine Biology provides students with the opportunity to learn biological principles and skills in lecture, laboratory and field courses with a core curriculum in Marine Biology. 

B.Sc. Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

The Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology curriculum gives students a broad science background emphasizing biological and environmental sciences and other coursework needed for careers in fisheries, wildlife, conservation biology, and other natural resource and environmental fields.

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Bachelor Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology

Fisheries and Wildlife address basic and applied questions about fish and wildlife ecology, habitat use, conservation, production, harvest, and interactions with people, on scales ranging from individual organisms to ecosystems. Students develop and employ original approaches in quantitative analysis, experimental design, field studies, modeling and genetic techniques.

B.Sc. Wildlife and Fisheries Resources

The Wildlife and Fisheries Resources Program prepares students for careers as wildlife and fisheries biologists, toxicologists, fish hatchery personnel, conservation officers and planners, animal damage control specialists, as well as a wide variety of natural resources communication specialists and managers.

Minor Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

The Wildlife and Fisheries Biology program offered by University of Vermont focuses on the biology, ecology, management, and conservation of animal populations that range from species common enough to be hunted/fished to species that are endangered. Management strategies include direct manipulation of populations or indirect manipulation through alteration of habitat. 

B.Sc. Fisheries and Wildlife

Fisheries and wildlife management involves the maintenance and management of wild populations of fish and wildlife species and the ecosystems in which they live. Wild populations cannot be managed without an understanding of how human, social, economic, political and behavioral considerations interact in the natural world.

B.Sc. Aquatic and Marine Biology

Stetson aquatic and marine biology majors are trained to be scientists. Many graduates pursue advanced degrees leading to careers in biological research, environmental science and conservation.

B.Sc. Marine Biology

The University of Southern Mississippi is one of only a few institutions in the United States to offer a bachelor of science degree in marine biology. Our program is offered in partnership with the Department of Coastal Sciences and focuses on biological aspects of coastal plain environments, estuaries, and barrier i slands of Mississippi.